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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 45

SICILY, Naxos. Circa 461-430 BC. AR Tetradrachm (21mm, 14.58 g, 9h).


CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 45.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 9 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Naxos. Circa 461-430 BC. AR Tetradrachm (21mm, 14.58 g, 9h). Bearded head of Dionysos right, wearing ivy wreath / Silenos, nude and ithyphallic, squatting half-left, holding kylix in right hand and supporting himself with his left, tail behind; N-AXI-ON around. Cahn 54 (V39/R45); Rizzo pl. XXVIII, 12; HGC 2, 983; SNG Lloyd 1150; SNG Lockett 840 = Pozzi 506; BMC 7–8; Basel 384; Bement 418; Jameson 673; Kraay & Hirmer 6 (all from the same dies). Toned, some find patina remaining, heavy scratches, roughness, and some tooling. Fair, reverse better.

From the B.G. Collection. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 46 (2 April 2008), lot 830.


The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 114 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 13-14 May 2020. This lot is in Session 1, which begins 13 May 2020 at 9 AM ET.

UPDATE: As the CNG staff and many of our clients remain under social distancing and other restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CNG 114 will be held as an internet only auction. The sale will take place as scheduled on 13-14 May 2020.

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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