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ID:     77000037
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Himera
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 440-430/25
Weight:     17.11 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Legend:     NOIA-PΕΜΙ
Obverse Description:     The nymph Himera, holding kentron in right hand, reins in both, driving quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, holding open wreath in both hands; in exergue, cock left
Reverse Description:     Himera standing facing, head left, holding in right hand a patera over altar to left; barley grain to upper right; to right, satyr bathing in fountain with lion-headed spout
Primary Reference:     Arnold-Biucci, Monetazione 15 (Q4/H12)
Reference2:     Gutmann-Schwabacher 10
Reference3:     SNG ANS -
Reference4:     SNG Lloyd -; Rizzo pl. XXI, 12 (same dies); Basel -; Gulbenkian -; Jameson -; Dewing -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, lightly toned, a hint of porosity on obverse
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 37 Very rare.