Greek Silver & Bronze
SICILY, Himera, (c.530-482 B.C. [Sear], 480/78-470 B.C. [Westermark]), silver didrachm, (8.08 grams), obv. cock with closed wings struting to left, rev. crab within circular incuse circular field, (S.715 [ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â£650], Westermark 99 [same dies], SNG Sweden (Forbat) 125 [same dies], Niggeler I, 1965 lot 99 [same dies]). Very fine and very rare.
Only four coins known from these dies. Only 196 didrachms of all dies have beeb recorded by Westermark in 1999.
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SICILY, Himera, (c.530-482 B.C. [Sear], 480/78-470 B.C. [Westermark]), silver didrachm, (8.08 grams), obv. cock with ...