A lightly toned and well centered early tetradrachm from Syracuse
Lot 325
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.85 g, 5 h), circa 480-475. Charioteer, holding kentron in his right hand and reins in his left, driving slow quadriga to right; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses with a wreath. Rev. ΣYRΑΚ-ΟΣΙ-ΟΝ Diademed head of Arethusa to right, her hair drawn up at the back and wearing pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming right. Boehringer 57 (V30/R28). HGC 2, 1306. SNG ANS 13 (same dies). Lightly toned and well centered. Light marks and scratches, otherwise, very fine.

From the J. M. A. L. Collection, formed between 1970 and 2000, Chaponnière & Firmenich 13, 16 May 2021, 75 (with collector's ticket).
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500 CHF
Hammer price:
5500 CHF
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Closing time: 16-Jul-22, 14:41:30 CEST
All winning bids are subject to an 18.5% buyer's fee.


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