|Sale: CNG 61, Lot: 1095. Estimate $1000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 25 September 2002.
Sold For $1400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 264 BC. Æ 27mm (14.23 gm). Messana mint. Helmeted head of Minerva left / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head right; short sword left. Crawford 23/1; Sydenham 30; BMCRR 5. VF, dark green and brown patina. Very rare. ($1000)
Only the second specimen we have handled. Far superior to the Goodman example in CNG Auction 47, lot 1036 that realized $560.