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Research Coins: Printed Auction

 
CNG 108, Lot: 10. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $7500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Akragas. Circa 465/4-446 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 17.25 g, 11h). Sea eagle standing left; AKRAC-ANTOΣ (partially retrograde) around / Crab within shallow incuse circle. Lee Group I; HGC 2, 77; SNG ANS 979–81 (same obv. die); SNG Lewis 289 (same obv. die); SNG Lloyd 801; Dewing 555; Gulbenkian 158–62; Pozzi 376–7; Rizzo pl. I, 5 var. (symbol on rev.); CNG 97, lot 19 (same dies; hammer $22,000). Near EF, weak strike at high points. Excellent metal.