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Lot 2964    SESSION 7 (9.30AM THURSDAY 30TH JULY)    Greek Silver & Bronze Coins

Estimate $6,000

SICILY, Himera, as Thermae Himerensis, (c.350 B.C.), silver
tetradrachm, (16.96 g), obv. fast quadriga driven left by charioteer, holding reins and kentron, above, Nike flying right to crown him, below horses, signature **[KLH]*, in exergue, altar, rev. head of nymph of Himera right, wearing barley wreath, earring and necklace, hair caught up behind in saccos, around, three dolphins, above **QERMITAN*, (S.-, Jenkins SNR 50-5a, Jameson 1896 [this coin], Hirsch 1911 XXX 359 [this coin]. Attractive toning, areas of flat striking, very fine and extremely rare.

Ex Noble Numismatics with ticket and research.

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    Estimate $6,000

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