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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 33

SICILY, Himera. Circa 455-440 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 17.14 g, 5h).

CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 33.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 8 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Himera. Circa 455-440 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 17.14 g, 5h). The nymph Himera, holding kentron and reins, driving slow quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning her with wreath / Himera standing facing, head left, holding patera over altar to left; to right, satyr bathing in fountain with lion-headed spout; wheel with four spokes to upper right. Arnold-Biucchi, Monetazione, Group II, 14 (Q3/H11); Gutmann & Schwabacher 9; HGC 2, 435; Rizzo pl. XX1, 11 (same dies). Toned, cleaning scratches, areas of slight porosity, a little off center on obverse. VF. Very rare.

From the Weise Collection. Ex Peus 392 (2 May 2007), lot 4057 (hammer €3600).

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 114 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 13-14 May 2020. This lot is in Session 1, which begins 13 May 2020 at 9 AM ET.

UPDATE: As the CNG staff and many of our clients remain under social distancing and other restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CNG 114 will be held as an internet only auction. The sale will take place as scheduled on 13-14 May 2020.

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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