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Research Coins: Printed Auction

 
CNG 108, Lot: 13. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $5500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Gela. Circa 420-415 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24.5mm, 17.30 g, 8h). Charioteer, holding kentron in left hand and reins in both, driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses with open wreath held in both hands; in exergue, bird (heron?) standing right, head lowered / Forepart of man-headed bull right; ΓEΛAΣ above. Jenkins, Gela, Group VIII, 468 (O90/R180); HGC 2, 354; SNG ANS 90; SNG Copenhagen 269; SNG Lloyd 971; BMC 50; de Luynes 957; McClean 2258; Ward 153; Weber 1324 (all from the same dies). Good VF, toned. Fine style man-headed bull.