A wonderful litra from Himera with a magnificent late Archaic head
Lot 24
SICILY. Himera. Circa 475-450 BC. Litra (Silver, 8 mm, 0.52 g, 11 h). Bearded male head to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with a volute on the bowl. Rev. Attic helmet to right within shallow round incuse. Buceti 43. HGC 2, 446. SNG Lloyd 1029. Perfectly centered and very well struck on an exceptionally broad flan, with a magnificent late Archaic head and beautiful iridescent collection toning. Light roughness, otherwise, extremely fine.


From the collection of Prof. Dr. D. Mannsperger, ex Numismatica Ars Classica 21, 17 May 2001, 79.
Estimate:
1000 CHF
Starting price:
800 CHF
Hammer price:
2000 CHF
Bid increment:
Closed
Minimum bid:
Closed
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Time left:
Closing time: 14-Oct-23, 06:00:00 CEST
All winning bids are subject to a {0} buyer's fee.

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