Sicily, Gela, Tetradrachm, 440-430 BC 16.52g. Jenkins Group V #388 (only 4 recorded). Obverse: Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding reins in left hand; Nike flying above and crowning horses. Reverse: Forepart of man-headed bull with water plant in front of bull. This is a very unusual rendering of the man-headed bull. The full letters EΛ are above, these representing the legend CEΛ-AΣ. Slightly granular surfaces, especially on the obverse. Good Very Fine
Lot 149*
Sicily, Gela, Tetradrachm, 440-430 BC 16.52g. Jenkins Group V #388 (only 4 recorded). Obverse: Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding reins in left hand; Nike flying above and crowning horses. Reverse: Forepart of man-headed bull with water plant in front of bull. This is a very unusual rendering of the man-headed bull. The full letters EΛ are above, these representing the legend CEΛ-AΣ. Slightly granular surfaces, especially on the obverse. Good Very Fine
Sold for £1,080 (US$ 1,815) inc. premium
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Sicily, Gela, Tetradrachm, 440-430 BC
16.52g. Jenkins Group V #388 (only 4 recorded). Obverse: Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding reins in left hand; Nike flying above and crowning horses. Reverse: Forepart of man-headed bull with water plant in front of bull. This is a very unusual rendering of the man-headed bull. The full letters EΛ are above, these representing the legend CEΛ-AΣ. Slightly granular surfaces, especially on the obverse. Good Very Fine
Slightly granular surfaces, especially on the obverse. Good Very Fine (1)
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