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Lot 150*
Sicily, Leontini, Tetradrachm, c. 425 BC 17.25g. Boehringer-55, Rizzo pi. 24,4. Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo left; border of dots around about half of the periphery. Reverse: Head of roaring lion left, three olive leafs and a bay leaf around. Legend: LEON-TI-NOY. Amazing multi-colored toning greatly enhances the reverse of this coin, with traces on the obverse. Only a minimal die break in the hair and slight obverse flan flaw are noted.
£2,000 - 2,500
US$ 3,400 - 4,200
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Sicily, Leontini, Tetradrachm, c. 425 BC
17.25g. Boehringer-55, Rizzo pi. 24,4. Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo left; border of dots around about half of the periphery. Reverse: Head of roaring lion left, three olive leafs and a bay leaf around. Legend: LEON-TI-NOY. Amazing multi-colored toning greatly enhances the reverse of this coin, with traces on the obverse. Only a minimal die break in the hair and slight obverse flan flaw are noted. Extremely Fine to Uncirculated (1)
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