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Lot 1734    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Greek Silver & Bronze

Estimate $1,200
SOLD $1,000

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 [£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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