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17 November 2019
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Lot 53
Estimate: 3500 CHF
Current Bid:
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SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, Circa 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.45 g, 6 h), c. 440 BC. Male charioteer, wearing a long chiton and holding the reins in both hands, driving a quadriga galloping to left; above, Nike flying right to crown the driver; in exergue, [ketos swimming to left]. Rev. ΣVΡΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Head of Arethusa to right, her hair pulled up and tied in a knot at the top of her head, wearing double-spiral earring and a simple necklace; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise. Boehringer 600 (V295/R407). Bucetti 289 (same dies). SNG ANS 197 (same dies). Well struck and sharp with a lovely, youthful head of Arethusa. Attractively toned. Struck on a slightly tight flan, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.

From the Trausnitz Collection, ex Schweizerischer Bankverein 41, 10 September 1997, 16.
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Lot 53
Estimate: 3500 CHF
SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, Circa 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.45 g, 6 h), c. 440 BC. Male charioteer, wearing a long chiton and holding the reins in both hands, driving a quadriga galloping to left; above, Nike flying right to crown the driver; in exergue, [ketos swimming to left]. Rev. ΣVΡΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Head of Arethusa to right, her hair pulled up and tied in a knot at the top of her head, wearing double-spiral earring and a simple necklace; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise. Boehringer 600 (V295/R407). Bucetti 289 (same dies). SNG ANS 197 (same dies). Well struck and sharp with a lovely, youthful head of Arethusa. Attractively toned. Struck on a slightly tight flan, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Lot 54
Estimate: 4500 CHF
SICILY. Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Dekadrachm (Gold, 15 mm, 4.32 g, 2 h), c. 317-310. Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. ΣΥΡ - Α - ΚΟ - ΣΙΩΝ Charioteer, holding reins in his left hand and goad in his right, driving biga galloping to right; below, triskeles running to right. SNG ANS 551. Attractive and clear. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
Lot 55
Estimate: 500 CHF
SICILY. Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. 25 Litrai (Electrum, 15.5 mm, 3.68 g, 6 h), circa 310-305. Laureate head of Apollo to left; behind head, Corinthian helmet to left. Rev. ΣΥΡAKOΣIΩN Tripod with high ring handles. Jenkins O14. SNG ANS 629. Attractive and of good style. Surfaces slighty buffed, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
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