+ Filters
New Search
Filters
Available Exact wording Only in the title
E-shopLoading...
GradeLoading...
PriceLoading...

Live auction - bgr_829587 - SICILY - HIMERA Statère, didrachme ou nomos

SICILY - HIMERA Statère, didrachme ou nomos XF/MS
You must signin and be an approved bidder to bid, LOGIN TO BID. Accounts are subject to approval and the approval process takes place within 48 hours. Do not wait until the day a sale closes to register. Clicking on "BID" constitutes acceptance of the terms of use of cgb.fr private live auctions. Bids must be placed in whole Euro amounts only. The sale will start closing at the time stated on the item description; any bids received at the site after the closing time will not be executed. Transmission times may vary and bids could be rejected if you wait until the last second. For further information check the Live auction FAQ

All winning bids are subject to a 18% buyer’s fee.
Estimate : 1 200 €
Price : 920 €
Maximum bid : 920 €
End of the sale : 06 June 2023 14:04:06
bidders : 8 bidders
Type : Statère, didrachme ou nomos
Date: c. 482-472 AC.
Mint name / Town : Himère
Metal : silver
Diameter : 20,5 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 8,38 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée des deux côtés. Magnifique revers, bien venu à la frappe. Joli coq à l’usure régulière. Patine grise
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la vente Poinsignon, N°672 du catalogue 42 en juin 1997 et provient de la vente Vinchon à Drouot, N° 50 le 22 mai 1995

Obverse


Obverse legend : HIMERA.
Obverse description : Coq debout à gauche.
Obverse translation : (Himère).

Reverse


Reverse description : Crabe vu de dessus.

Historical background


SICILY - HIMERA

(5th century BC)

Himère, a Chalcidian colony, was founded by inhabitants of Zancle in 648 BC. The city was taken by Théron, tyrant of Agrigento in 482 BC, and its population deported. After the end of the "akragantine" domination in 472 BC, the city underwent significant economic development until its final destruction by the Carthaginian forces in 408 BC. Its population, which had counted up to 'to 40,000 inhabitants, then took refuge in Therma.

cgb.fr uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
To remove the banner, you must accept or refuse their use by clicking on the corresponding buttons.

x