• Finest Quality Ancient Greek, Roman & Byzantine Coins
  • Renaissance & 17th Century Dutch Medals
  • Auctions & Private Treaty Sales

Obolos 5

26 June 2016

From the collection of the Rockefeller University

Starting Price: 1600 CHF
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Lot 66

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27mm, 16.80 g 7), Struck circa 450-440. 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; in exergue, ketos to right. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙ-ΟΝ Diademed head of Arethusa to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming right. Boehringer Series XVI, 584 (V289/R394). SNG ANS 188 (same obverse die). Beautifully toned and unusually complete. Very fine.

Ex CNG 94, September 2013, 118, and from the collection of the Rockefeller University and Dr. Alfred E. Mirsky , Gemini VII, 9 January 2011, 162.

Online bidding closes: 26 Jun 2016, 15:33:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 24 Mar 2023, 13:13:07 CET Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:1700 CHF by MailBidder2339 (2 bids)
An error has occurred. This application may no longer respond until reloaded. Reload 🗙
Reconnecting, please wait...