Greek Silver & Bronze Coins


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Lot 2970    SESSION 7 (9.30AM THURSDAY 30TH JULY)    Greek Silver & Bronze Coins

Estimate $120
SOLD $80

SICILY, Panormos, silver litra, (c.400 B.C.), obv. horned head of a river god to left, rev. forepart of a bearded man-headed bull to right, (S.884. HGC 2,1046, Jenkins, Punic, p. 75,13 [Pl.24, 13], SNG ANS 549); another similar (0.59 g); Sicily, Syracuse, Dionysios I (405-367 B.C.), silver hemidrachm, (1.78 g), obv. charioteer driving fast quadriga right, above, Nike flying left, crowning charioteer, rev. head of Arethousa left, hair in sphendone; two dolphins around, (S.946, cf.Boehringer, Pl.II,18 (Litra); HGC 2, 1367; Sicily, Kamerina, AE onkia (1.40 g), c.410-405 B.C.), obv. head of Athena left in crested helmet, rev. owl facing left, lizard in claw, KAM to right, dot in exergue, (cf.S.1063, H.554, CNS III, p.67 Nos.36-37). The silver fractions generally porous, very good - nearly fine, the onkia nearly very fine. (4)

Ex George Mihailuk Collection, Panormos silver from M.R.Roberts 4.3.2006, Syracuse similar from M.R.Roberts 25,2,2006, the onkia from Romanorum, 5.11.2010.

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