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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 51

SICILY, Selinos. Circa 455-440 BC. AR Didrachm (22mm, 8.38 g, 7h).


CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 51.
 Estimated: $ 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Selinos. Circa 455-440 BC. AR Didrachm (22mm, 8.38 g, 7h). Herakles standing right, holding club overhead, preparing to strike the Cretan Bull, standing right, which he holds by a horn / River god Hypsas standing left, holding branch and phiale from which he sacrifices over serpent-entwined altar to left; to right, selinon leaf above heron walking right. HGC 2, 1224; SNG ANS 703; SNG Lloyd 1242 (same dies). Toned, slightly off center on obverse. VF.

From the Colin E. Pitchfork Collection, purchased from CNG, 22 January 2002.


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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