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Lot 91

Estimate: 7'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 5'600 CHF Price realized: 6'500 CHF
Syracuse. Didrachm circa 485-483, AR 8.38g. Rider leading a second horse to r. Rev. ΣVRΑΚΟ – ΣΙ – ΟΝ partly retrograde Head of Arethusa l., wearing pearl diadem, earring and pearl necklace; around, three dolphins swimming counterclockwise. Traité II, 2279 and pl. LXXVI, 6 (these dies). SNG München 924 (this obverse die). Boehringer 52.
Very rare. Of superb Archaic style and with a light iridescent tone. Good very fine

Ex Gemini sale VI, 2010, 36.

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