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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 50

SICILY, Selinos. Circa 455-409 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 16.94 g, 7h).

CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 50.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 2 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Selinos. Circa 455-409 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 16.94 g, 7h). Artemis, holding reins, driving quadriga left; beside her, Apollo standing right, drawing bow; wreath above, ˙(?) below horses, crawfish in exergue / Selinos standing left, holding palm frond and phiale over altar to left; before altar, cock standing left; to right, small figure (Eros?), holding object in each hand, advancing left in a square tablet above selinon leaf above bull standing left on wreathed basis; in exergue, fish left. Schwabacher 39 (Q13/S30); HGC 2, 1221; SNG Lloyd 1238 (same dies); Berlin 578 (same dies); Dewing 682 (same dies); Rizzo pl. XXXIII, 10 (same rev. die). Attractively toned, faint cleaning marks. VF. Rare.

From the Colin E. Pitchfork Collection. Ex Triton II (1 December 1998), lot 215; Athos D. Moretti Collection; Hess-Leu [3] (27 March 1956), lot 147.

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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