obolos 20
3 October 2021
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Lot 563
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
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SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.18 g, 6 h), struck under Gelon I, 485-479. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and the reins in left; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVRΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Diademed head of Arethusa to right, her hair bound with a taenia, wearing a pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming to left. Boehringer 183 (V81/R126). Randazzo 350 (same dies). Cf. SNG ANS 56/57 (obverse/reverse dies). Very rare with the legend outside the ring of dolphins. Excellent centering. Reverse slightly rough, otherwise, good very fine.

From a North American collection.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
03 Oct 2021 19:41:30 CEST
Current Date & Time:
24 Oct 2021 19:51:35 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
900 CHF by Stefan198 (Bids: 6)

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Lot 563
Starting Price: 500 CHF
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.18 g, 6 h), struck under Gelon I, 485-479. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and the reins in left; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVRΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Diademed head of Arethusa to right, her hair bound with a taenia, wearing a pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming to left. Boehringer 183 (V81/R126). Randazzo 350 (same dies). Cf. SNG ANS 56/57 (obverse/reverse dies). Very rare with the legend outside the ring of dolphins. Excellent centering. Reverse slightly rough, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Lot 564
Starting Price: 400 CHF
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.00 g, 12 h), circa 475-470. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in left, driving quadriga to right; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVR-A-KO-ΣΙ-ΟΝ Head of Arethousa το right, wearing tainia; four dolphins around. Boehringer, Group III, Series XIIb, 326 (V126/R228). HGC 2, 1307. Randazzo 497 (same dies). Attractive and nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Lot 565
Starting Price: 400 CHF
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.01 g, 2 h), c. 485-483. Male charioteer, wearing a long chiton and holding a goad in his right hand and the reins in both, driving a walking quadriga to right; above Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVRΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Head of Arethusa to right, wearing neck­lace and pearl diadem, and with her hair tied in a krobylos that is bound up and falls over her diadem; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise. Boehringer 45 (V26/R29). Rizzo pl. XXXIV, 10 (same obverse die) and 22 (similar reverse). Struck from beautifully engraved dies. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
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