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Lot 2962    SESSION 7 (9.30AM THURSDAY 30TH JULY)    Greek Silver & Bronze Coins

Estimate $350
SOLD $500

SICILY, Gela, (c.430-425 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (17.16 g), obv. slow quadriga driven left by male charioteer holding reins, wreath above, rev. forepart of man headed bull to right with short beard, weakly above **GELAS, long necked bird below, (cf.S.795, Jenkins 400, obv. 83, rev. 169 [notes nine examples known of these dies], SNG Cop 267). Has porosity in fields, surface scratches, but from a distinctive pair of dies, nearly very fine and a scarce die combination.

Ex George Mihailuk Collection, from Richard Welling 20.7.2006 and previously from Noble Numismatics Sale 63 (lot 3453).

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