GELA SILVER TETRADRACHM – EXCEPTIONALLY PEDIGREED EX 1907 DE CICCIO COLLECTION, EX BARRACHIN COLLECTION AND PUBLISHED IN JENKINS – VF GREEK SICILY COIN (Inv. 15705)
SICILY. GELA. Ca. 480/475-475/470 BC
Silver Tetradrachm, 17.23 g, 25 mm
Obv. Charioteer driving biga right, Nike flying right, crowning the horses.
Rev. CEΛAΣ, man-headed bull protome to right.
PUBLISHED: G. Kenneth Jenkins, The Coinage of Gela (Berlin, 1970), 113.3 (O34/R66, THIS COIN).
PROVENANCE: CNG 64, 9/24/2003, 46 = Leu 36, 5/7/1985, 141 = Münzen und Medaillen 53, 11/29/1977, lot 18 = Barrachin Collection sold by Florange & Ciani, 12/18/1924, lot 164 and previously from the De Ciccio Collection at Sambon-Canessa, 12/19/1907, lot 144.
VF, some old scratches under tone.