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Sicily, Katane AR Tetradrachm. Circa 420 BC. Reverse die signed by the 'Maestro della foglia'. Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving galloping quadriga to right; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses / Laureate head of Apollo to right; plane leaf (signature) behind head, ΚΑΤΑΝΑΙΟΝ before. Gulbenkian 185 (same dies); Rizzo pl. xi, 16 (same dies); SNG ANS 1256 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 898 (same dies). 17.08g, 28mm, 11h.

Very Fine; attractive light cabinet tone. Struck from dies of magnificent style. Very Rare.

From the collection of Patrick Mulcahy;
Ex Harlan J. Berk 191, 30 July 2014, lot 24;
Ex John F. Sullivan Collection, Triton IX, 10 January 2006, lot 691;
Ex William N. Rudman Collection, Triton V, 15 January 2002, lot 1180.

Sicily, Katane AR Tetradrachm. (rxvi141)

Price: £5,128.00

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