Sicily, Leontinoi


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Ca. 425-420 BC. AR tetradrachm, 17.25 gr., 25.9 mm.

Obv: laureate head of Apollo to the right.

Rev: head of roaring lion to the right; three barley grains around, below: mullet (chelon labrosus).

Ref: Boehringer, Studies Price 62 var. (these dies, but before olive spray was added to obverse); Gillet 652 var. (these dies). Ex NAC I (1999), lot 1162; ex G. Hirsch 194 (1997), lot 86; ex NAC Autumn Sale (1995), lot 122.

Rare without olive spray on obverse. Toned, small hairline flan crack. Good very fine.