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CNG Feature Auction 115

Lot nuber 27

SICILY, Akragas. Circa 450-440 BC. AR Pentalitron – Drachm (14.5mm, 3.95 g, 7h).

CNG Feature Auction 115
Lot: 27.
 Estimated: $ 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Akragas. Circa 450-440 BC. AR Pentalitron – Drachm (14.5mm, 3.95 g, 7h). Sea eagle standing left on Ionic capital; ΠEN (mark of value) above / Crab. Westermark, Period II, 445 (O1/R2); HGC 2, 112. Toned, porous. VF. Very rare denomination, Westermark records 24 examples, of which 16 are in museum collections.

From the Weise Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 72 (14 June 2006), lot 173.

This coin may be Westermark 445.7, based on the weight, die axis, and her note on the porous surfaces. Unfortunately, that coin was not previously published.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 115 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 16-17 September 2020. This lot is in Session 1, which begins 16 September 2020 at 9 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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