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ID:     860259
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Segesta
Date Ruled:     Circa 475/0-455/0 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Didrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 475/0-455/0
Diameter:     18 mm
Weight:     8.45 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Hound advancing right, on the scent
Reverse Legend:     MEΓEΣ-TA-Z-IB
Reverse Description:     Head of the nymph Segesta right; MEΓEΣ-TA-Z-IB retrograde around
Primary Reference:     Hurter, DidrachmenprÄgung 42a (V61/R110 – this coin)
Reference2:     SNG ANS 615 var. (legend breaks)
Reference3:     BMC 1/6 (same obv./rev. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, toned
Notes:     Well struck for issue. Ex Argenor (23 April 1999), lot 35; Hess-Leu 31 (6 December 1966), lot 120; G. Hirsch 24 (28 June 1960), lot 35.