Estimate: 2500 CHF
Price realized: 2200 CHF
SICILY. Akragas. Circa 495-480/78 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 8.73 g, 7 h). AKRACA - NTOΣ Eagle standing left. Rev. ΕΧΑ (retrograde) Crab seen from above. Westermark 92 (O39/R56). SNG Lloyd 794 (same dies). Very rare. Bold, attractive and nicely toned.
From the John Everett Duke Collection, acquired from E. J. Waddell on 27 October 1982.