Sicily, Gela, Silver Didrachm

Item Reference: C190013064 In Stock Share
Sicily, Gela. Silver Didrachm, c. 490-480 BC. Obverse: Nude horseman on horse galloping right, preparing to thrust spear. Reverse: CΕΛΑΣ, forepart of bearded, man-headed bull to right. (Jenkins, Gela 192,…
Read more

£5,950.00

In stock



Description

Sicily, Gela.

Silver Didrachm, c. 490-480 BC.

Obverse: Nude horseman on horse galloping right, preparing to thrust spear.
Reverse: CΕΛΑΣ, forepart of bearded, man-headed bull to right.

(Jenkins, Gela 192, 72 (same dies); SNG ANS 15 (same dies)).

8.65g.

Extremely Fine; attractive old collection tone.

Ex. Hess-Divo AG, Auction 332, (31/5/2017), lot #11.

Specification

Datec. 490-480 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Didrachm

Coin Ruler

Gela

Country

Italy and Sicily

Coin House

Sicily

Metal

Silver

ReferencesJenkins, Gela 192, 72 (same dies); SNG ANS 15 (same dies)
Weight8.65 g

Provenance

Ex. Hess-Divo AG, Auction 332, (31/5/2017), lot #11.

Create an Account

Create an account to take advantage of wishlists, guides, and more…

Newsletter

Receive updates on our latest coins & medals and be the first to hear about our special offers.

Follow Us

Follow us on social media for
unmissable posts and updates…