Important Ancient Coins (14 March 2007)

Date of Auction: 14th March 2007

Sold for £1,700

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Sicily, Tetradrachm, c. 430-420, laureate head of Apollo left, rev. lion's head with protruding tongue left, surrounded by three barley grains and a laurel leaf, 17.84g/9h (SNG ANS 257, same dies; Rizzo pl.24, 4, same dies). Extremely fine and attractively toned (£1,200-1,500)