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ID:     840841
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Segesta
Date Ruled:     Circa 455/0-445/0 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Didrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 455/0-445/0
Diameter:     23 mm
Weight:     8.23 g
Die Axis:     9 h
Obverse Description:     Hound standing left; above, leaf left
Reverse Legend:     ΣEΓEΣTAZIB
Reverse Description:     Head of the nymph Segesta left, wearing tainia; ΣEΓEΣTAZIB retrograde below; all within shallow concave circle
Primary Reference:     Hurter, DidrachmenprÄgung 72d (V24/R38 – this coin)
Reference2:     SNG ANS 636 (same dies)
Reference3:     SNG Lloyd 1167 (same dies)
Reference4:     SNG MÜnchen 846 (same dies); SNG Ashmolean 1874 = Weber 1503 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     Well centered on a broad flan Ex Albert M. Potts Collection (Gemini IV, 8 January 2008), lot 46; Walter Niggler Collection (Part I, Leu & MÜnzen und Medaillen AG, 13 December 1965), lot 132.