A sharply struck tetradrachm from Syracuse
Lot 29
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.06 g, 8 h), circa 475-470. 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. ΣYRΑΚΟ-ΣΙΟΝ Diademed head of Arethusa to right, her hair drawn up at the back and wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming right. Boehringer 320-321 (V156/-). Randazzo 487-493 (same obverse die). A sharp, clear and attractive example. Nearly extremely fine.


From the Argyros Collection, acquired prior to 2005.
Estimate:
2000 CHF
Starting price:
1600 CHF
Hammer price:
2600 CHF
Bid increment:
Closed
Minimum bid:
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Closing time: 27-Oct-18, 06:00:00 CEST
All winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee.