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SICILY, Gela. Circa 420-415 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24.5mm, 17.58 g, 11h). Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in both, driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying left, crowning horses with [wreath held in both hands]; in exergue, heron standing right / Forepart of man-headed bull right; ΓEΛAΣ above. Jenkins, Gela, Group VIII, 468 (O90/R180); HGC 2, 354; SNG ANS 90; SNG Copenhagen 269; SNG Lloyd 971; BMC 50; de Luynes 957; McClean 2258; Ward 153; Weber 1324 (all from the same dies). Handsome old cabinet tone. Good VF.

Ex Gorny & Mosch 244 (6 March 2017), lot 56; Doubletten des Königsliche Münzkabinett Berlin (J. Hirsch XXVI, 23 May 1910), lot 69; Arthur Löbbecke Collection.