A lovely tetradrachm from Syracuse of fine style
Lot 123
SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 17.17 g, 11 h), circa 430. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and reins in his left; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Head of Arethusa to right, her hair bound in a sakkos and wearing a double spiral earring and a simple necklace; around, four dolphins. Boehringer 644 (V327/R443). A lovely coin of fine style. The reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
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500 CHF
Hammer price:
3050 CHF
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Closing time: 12-Dec-20, 14:01:00 CET
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