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Obolos 5

26 June 2016
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Lot 65

SICILY, Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 16.92 g 3), struck under Gelon I, 485-79. Male charioteer, wearing a long chiton and holding a goad in his right hand and the reins in both, driving a walking quadriga to right; above Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVRΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Head of Arethusa to right, wearing neck­lace and pearl diadem, and with her hair tied in a krobylos that is bound up and falls over her diadem; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise. Boehringer 72 (V35/R47). SNG ANS 18 (same dies). Good fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.

Online bidding closes: 26 Jun 2016, 15:32:30 CEST Current Date & Time: 24 Mar 2023, 12:57:51 CET Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:400 CHF by MailBidder6751 (5 bids)
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