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26 June 2016
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Lot 65
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
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SICILY, Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 16.92 g 3), struck under Gelon I, 485-79. 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 72 (V35/R47). SNG ANS 18 (same dies). Good fine.


From a European collection, formed before 2005.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
26 Jun 2016 15:32:30 CEST
Current Date & Time:
26 Oct 2021 23:34:22 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
400 CHF by MailBidder6751 (Bids: 5)

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Lot 65
Starting Price: 200 CHF
SICILY, Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 16.92 g 3), struck under Gelon I, 485-79. 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 72 (V35/R47). SNG ANS 18 (same dies). Good fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Lot 66
Starting Price: 1600 CHF
SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27mm, 16.80 g 7), Struck circa 450-440. 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; in exergue, ketos to right. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙ-ΟΝ Diademed head of Arethusa to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming right. Boehringer Series XVI, 584 (V289/R394). SNG ANS 188 (same obverse die). Beautifully toned and unusually complete. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Lot 67
Starting Price: 7500 CHF
SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. 100 Litrai (Gold, 18mm, 5.80 g 3), unsigned but by Euainetos, c. 405-400. [ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ] Head of Arethusa to left, her hair bound up in a sphendone ornamented with two stars, wearing a single-pendant earring and a pearl necklace; globule in field before and behind her neck. Rev. Youthful Herakles kneeling to right on rocky ground line, grappling with the Nemean lion. Bérend 14/1, 2 (this coin). SNG ANS 327-328 (same dies). SNG Lloyd 1421. Good style. Struck from slightly rusty and worn dies, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 9500 CHF
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