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Lot 2968    SESSION 7 (9.30AM THURSDAY 30TH JULY)    Greek Silver & Bronze Coins

Estimate $500
SOLD $500

SICILY, Leontini, (c.425 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (17.06 g), obv. laureate head of Apollo to left, dotted border, rev. head of lion to left, around three barley grains and olive leaf behind, around **L*EONTINON, (cf.S.833, SNG ANS 256-7 same dies). Obverse porosity on obverse, otherwise nearly very fine and rare.

Ex George Mihailuk Collection, from Downie's 29.4.1999.

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