Sicily, Mamertini

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Description

Circa 220-200 BC. Æ pentonkia, 11.79 gr., 25 mm.

Obv: laureate head of young Ares to the left, behind: sword in scabbard.

Rev: ΜΑΜΕΡ[ΤΙΝΩΝ]; horseman, holding a lance, standing beside horse; in left field: Π.

Ref: SNG ANS 429; Calciati 25. Ex Gorny & Mosch 207 (2012), lot 59.
A portrait of excellent style and a wonderful brown tone. Good very fine.
From the Prof. S. Pozzi (Boutin, 1121) and Tom Virzí collections. Ex Leu 6 (1973), lot 175.