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Sale: Nomos 9, Lot: 48. Estimate CHF22500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 20 October 2014. 
Sold For CHF19000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Leontinoi. c. 450-440 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 17.16 g 6). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΛΕΟΝΤΙ-ΝΟ-Ν Head of a lion with open jaws to right; around, four barley grains. Basel 349. Boehringer, Münzgeschichte 38. Rizzo pl. XXIII, 4. SNG ANS 225-227. A superb, toned example of splendid early classical style, very well centered and struck. Good extremely fine.

From the Escalade Collection, Switzerland, ex Numismatica Genevensis 5, 2 December 2008, 29.