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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 35

SICILY, Himera. Circa 409-407 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 17.61 g, 9h). Obverse die signed by the artist Mai-.


CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 35.

Closing Date: May 20 2021 11:00 ET

Greek, Silver

Estimate: $ 3 000

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SICILY, Himera. Circa 409-407 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 17.61 g, 9h). Obverse die signed by the artist Mai-. The nymph Himera, holding reins in both hands, driving unruly quadriga right; above, Nike flying left, crowning her with wreath held in extended right hand, left hand holding plaque inscribed MAI; in exergue, ketos left / Himera standing facing, head left, holding in right hand a patera over altar to left; to right, satyr bathing in fountain with lion-headed spout; [HI-MEP-AION (retrograde) counterclockwise around from exergue]. Arnold-Biucchi, Monetazione, Group IV, 22 (Q8/H17); Gutmann & Schwabacher 20; HGC 2, 436; SNG Lloyd 1022 (same dies); Basel 306 (same dies); Gillet 434 (same dies); Kraay & Hirmer 71 (same dies); Rizzo pl. XXI, 23 = de Luynes 977 (same dies). Lightly toned, a few minor scratches, minor die rust on reverse. Good VF.


The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 117 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 May 2021. This lot is in Session 1, which begins 19 May 2021 at 9 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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