Sicily, Segesta.

2,800.00

1 in stock

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Description

Circa 412-400 BC. AR litra, 0.85 gr., 11.8 mm.

Obv: head of the nymph Segesta facing slightly to the left; laurel branches flanking.

Rev: EΓEΣTAION (partially retrograde); hound standing to the left; above: facing gorgoneion, to the left: conch shell (Nucella Lapillus?).

Ref: Hurter, Didrachmenprägung K29.f; HGC 2, 1174; SNG ANS 651 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 1194 (same dies); McClean 2556 (same dies).

Rare, exceptional for issue. Extremely fine.

With Italian export license.