obolos 7
9 July 2017
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Lot 14
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Hammer Price: 1051 CHF
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SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 16.82 g, 2 h), in the style of Eukleidas, c. 405-400. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in both, driving fast quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with wreath held in both hands; in exergue, dolphin left (here off flan). Rev. [ΣYPAKOΣIΩN] Head of Arethousa left, hair bound with sphendone over which several tresses fly back, wearing double-loop earring and plain necklace with frontal pendant; around, four dolphins. Tudeer 104. Rizzo pl. XXXXVIII, 16. SNG ANS 300. Struck from a worn obverse die and slightly off center, otherwise, about very fine.

From a collection in Ticino, formed over 20 years ago.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
09 Jul 2017 14:37:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
30 Nov 2021 00:38:52 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
1051 CHF by MailBidder8870 (Bids: 11)

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Lot 14
Starting Price: 200 CHF
SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 16.82 g, 2 h), in the style of Eukleidas, c. 405-400. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in both, driving fast quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with wreath held in both hands; in exergue, dolphin left (here off flan). Rev. [ΣYPAKOΣIΩN] Head of Arethousa left, hair bound with sphendone over which several tresses fly back, wearing double-loop earring and plain necklace with frontal pendant; around, four dolphins. Tudeer 104. Rizzo pl. XXXXVIII, 16. SNG ANS 300. Struck from a worn obverse die and slightly off center, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 1051 CHF
Lot 15
Starting Price: 100 CHF
SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Litra (Bronze, 17 mm, 5.07 g, 2 h). ΣYPA Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with laurel wreath. Rev. Hippocamp left. CNS 35. SNG ANS 434. Pleasant light green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Lot 16
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Hemilitron (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.74 g, 10 h). Head of Arethusa to left, wearing ampyx and sphendone adorned with a star; behind, dolphin to left. Rev. ΣΥ-ΡΑ Wheel with four spokes; dolphin in each of the bottom two quarters. CNS 20. SNG ANS 405. Very rare with this orientation of the inscription. Of beautiful late 5th century style, and with a fine greenish-brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
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