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Nomos 6

8 May 2012
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Estimate: 12500 CHF
Hammer Price: 12000 CHF
Lot 23

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 17.43 g 11), circa 415-405. Charioteer, holding goad in his right hand and the reins in both, driving galloping chariot to left; above, Nike flying right to crown the driver; in exergue, grain ear (here off the flan). Rev. [ΣΥΡΑ]ΚΟΣΙΟΝ Head of Kore to right, wearing ampyx and sphendone ornamented with stars, double curved earring and necklace; around her head, four dolphins. BMC 221, BMFA 414 = Warren 382, Gulbenkian 285, Rizzo pl. XLVII, 10 = Brussels Du Chastel 113, and Tudeer 63 (V22/R41) (all same dies). Very rare. Remarkably fresh and crisp with a beautiful portrait of Kore. Struck on a short flan and with traces of overstriking, otherwise, extremely fine.

Ex Lanz 138, 26 November 2007, 129.

Online bidding closes: 8 May 2012, 14:00:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 2 Jun 2023, 14:49:43 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:12000 CHF

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