Masterpiece in Miniature
|Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 74. Estimate $10000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 17 September 2008.
Sold For $8000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 430-415 BC. AR Litra (0.65 g, 6h). Head of Selinos right / KAT-A-NAIΩN, upright winged thunderbolt; two shields flanking. C. Boehringer, "Kataneische probleme: silberne kleinstmünzen," Proceedings of the 9th International Numismatic Congress
, Series III, Li 5; Mirone 85; Rizzo pl. XIV, 19; Basel -; SNG ANS 1264; SNG Lloyd 911. Superb EF, toned. Exceptional metal. Very rare issue. A masterpiece in miniature.