A beautifully toned didrachm from Leontini
Lot 221
SICILY. Leontini. Circa 476-466 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 22 mm, 9.30 g, 6 h). Nude jockey, holding whip in his right hand and reins in his left, on horse galopping to right. Rev. ΛEONTINO Head of a roaring lion with open jaws to right; around, four barley grains. Boehringer, Münzgeschichte, 13. HGC 2, 679. SNG ANS 209 (same dies). SNG München 543. A beautifully toned example with a splendid reverse. Struck from a slightly worn obverse die, otherwise, good very fine.


Ex Numismatica Ars Classica Spring Sale, 25 May 2020, 131 and from a British collection, formed prior to January 2011.
Starting price:
500 CHF
Current bid:
2600 CHF
Bid increment:
200 CHF
Minimum bid:
2800 CHF
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Closing time: 22-May-21, 11:50:00 CEST
All winning bids are subject to an 18.5% buyer's fee.