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Obolos 27

21 March 2023

Price: 500 CHF
Lot 39

SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 16.86 g, 2 h), circa 450-440. Charioteer, holding reins in left hand and kentron in right, driving a quadriga to right; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses; in exergue, ketos right. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙ-ΩΝ Head of Arethusa to right, hair tied with a double band and knotted at the back of her head; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise. Bement 473 (same dies). Boehringer Series XVIb, 571 (V287/R391). Jameson 769 (same dies). Pozzi 581 (same dies). SNG ANS 184 (same dies). SNG Copenhagen 650 (same reverse die). Toned. Light scratches under the tone, otherwise, very fine.

Online bidding closes: 21 Mar 2023, 14:19:30 CET Current Date & Time: 25 Feb 2024, 16:42:48 CET Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:1050 CHF by Loewenfell (7 bids)
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