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Obolos 26

18 December 2022


Signeed by the artist A

Starting Price: 400 CHF
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Lot 41

SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 17.11 g, 3 h), signed by the artist "A", circa 420. Charioteer, holding kentron in left hand and reins in right, driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying to left, crowning charioteer with wreath. Rev. ΣVRΑKΟΣΙ-ΟΝ Head of Arethusa to right, wearing earring and a necklace with a lion's head pendant, hair bound in sakkos drawn together at top and decorated with a meander pattern above chevrons and inscribed with the artist's signature A; around, four dolphins clockwise. Boehringer 695 (V343/R474). SNG ANS 231 (same dies). The obverse weakly struck from worn dies, scrapes on the reverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.

Online bidding closes: 18 Dec 2022, 14:20:30 CET Current Date & Time: 30 Sep 2023, 11:12:46 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:460 CHF by Ghost (4 bids)
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