SICILY. Katane. Circa 461-450 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 16.84 g, 10 h). River god Amenanos, in the form of a man-headed bull, walking to right; above, satyr running right; in exergue, ketos swimming to right. Rev. KATANAION Nike, with open wings, walking to left, holding an open taenia in each hand. Boehringer, Ognina, pl. 30, 80 (same obverse die). Randazzo 67-68 (same reverse die). Rizzo pl. IX, 12 (same dies). SNG Lloyd 887 (same obverse die). Very rare. Beautifully toned and of wonderful Classical style. Struck from the usual somewhat worn dies, otherwise, good very fine.
Ex Freeman & Sear, Manhattan Sale II, 4 January 2010, 10 and Numismatica Ars Classica Q, 6 April 2006, 1165.