Search in The Coin Shop


CNG Bidding Platform

Information

Products and Services



The Coin Shop

 
563010

Spectacular Gela Didrachm

563010.

SICILY, Gela. Circa 490/85-480/75 BC. AR Didrachm (20mm, 8.70 g, 6h). Nude warrior riding right, preparing to cast javelin held aloft in his right hand / Forepart of man-headed bull right; CEΛA above. Jenkins, Gela, Group Ib, 11 (O6'/R5); HGC 2, 362; SNG München 254 (same dies); Jameson 582 (same dies). Beautiful light toning, underlying luster, die break on reverse. Choice EF. Perfectly centered. A spectacular coin and among the finest known for the series.


Ex Triton I (2 December 1997), lot 204.