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Nomos 23

30 November 2021
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich


Struck from dies by Euthedemos and Phrygillos; published in Tudeer

Estimate: 7500 CHF
Hammer Price:  12000 CHF
Lot 33

SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.30 g, 2 h), signed by the engravers Euthedemos on the obverse and Phrygillos on the reverse, circa 410. Winged Eros driving fast quadriga to right; above, Nike flying to left, crowning him; in exergue, Skylla swimming to right, holding trident over her left shoulder and pointing at small fish swimming to right with her right hand; behind Skylla, dolphin swimming to right; over Skylla's extended right hand, EYΘ. Rev. ΣYPAKOΣIΩN Wreathed head of Arethusa left, wearing simple necklace with a lion's head pendant; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise; below neck truncation, ΦPYΓIΛΛ/OΣ. HGC 2, 1334. Jameson 801 (same dies). Kraay & Hirmer 107 (same dies). Rizzo pl. 43, 12 (same dies). SNG ANS 274 (same dies). Tudeer (FB) 47j (V15/R29 this coin). Old cabinet tone. Nearly extremely fine.

From the Collection I, USA, ex Künker 94, 27 September 2004, 402, Bank Leu 7, 9 May 1973, 82, Hess-Leu 36, 17 April 1968, 92 and Hirsch XXXII, 14 November 1912, 329.

Online bidding closes: 30 Nov 2021, 08:00:00 CET Current Date & Time: 24 Apr 2024, 15:28:30 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:12000 CHF

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