Sicily, Gela, Silver Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C212017104 Sold Share
Sicily, Gela (c. 420-415 BC). Silver Tetradrachm. Obverse: Charioteer, holding reins and kentron, driving slow biga left, Nike fling to left above, crowning the horses, [lizard in exergue]. Reverse: ΓEΛAΣ,…
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Description

Sicily, Gela (c. 420-415 BC).

Silver Tetradrachm.

Obverse: Charioteer, holding reins and kentron, driving slow biga left, Nike fling to left above, crowning the horses, [lizard in exergue].
Reverse: ΓEΛAΣ, forepart of a man-headed bull charging left.

(Jenkins, Gela, group VIII, 469 (o91/r181); SNG ANS 91; SNG Copenhagen 270).

Good Very Fine. Superbly engraved man-headed bull.

17.47g.

Specification

Period c. 420 - 415 BC
Date c. 420-415 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Gela

Country

Italy and Sicily

Coin House

Sicily

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Gela

References Jenkins, Gela, group VIII, 469 (o91/r181); SNG ANS 91; SNG Copenhagen 270
Weight 17.47 g

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