Tetradrachm

Features

Issuer Himera (Sicily)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 420 BC - 410 BC
Value 1 Tetradrachm = 4 Drachm (4)
Currency Litra
Composition Silver
Weight 17.46 g
Shape Round
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 182729
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Kraay&Hirm# 71,
Colin Mackennal Kraay, Max Hirmer; 1966. Greek Coins. Thames & Hudson, London, United Kingdom.
Basel# 306
Herbert Adolph Cahn, Leo Mildenberg, Roberto Russo, Hans Voegtli; 1988. Griechische Münzen aus Grossgriechenland und Sizilien. Antikenmuseum und Sammlung Ludwig, Basel, Switzerland.

Obverse

The Nymph Himera driving a galloping quadriga to right. Above to right, Nike flying left, holding a wreath and a tablet inscribed with the first letters of the artist’s name. In exergue, hippocamp swimming left

Lettering: ΜΑΙ

Engraver: Mai...

Reverse

The Nymph Himera, wearing a long chiton and peplos, standing left, holding a phiale in her right hand and raising her left. To left, horned altar, to right, satyr standing right, showering in a fountain with a lion’s head spout

Lettering: ΙΜΕΡΑΙΟΝ

Engraver: Mai...

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold Tetradrachm
Nomos AG
Auction 21
Lot 70
Internet Archive
Nov 21, 2020 XF Unsold

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