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Obolos 25

23 October 2022

Starting Price: 300 CHF
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Lot 24

SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.78 g, 7 h). Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding kentron and reins; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses; below, ketos. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Head of Arethusa right, wearing earring and necklace, hair tied with pearl headband; around, four dolphins. Boehringer 641 (V326/R441). HGC 2, 1319. Of particularly fine Classical style with a severe and serene head of Arethusa. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.

From the Roger J. Hitchuk collection (USA), privately acquired from CNG, and from the Voltaire Collection.

Online bidding closes: 23 Oct 2022, 14:12:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 30 Sep 2023, 11:52:07 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:2600 CHF by enkaustikos (18 bids)
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