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Lot 92





Estimate: 7'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 6'000 CHF Price realized: 9'750 CHF
Syracuse. Tetradrachm circa 480-475, AR 17.35 g. Slow quadriga driven r. by charioteer holding kentron and reins; above, Nike flying r. to crown the horses. Rev. Σ – VRΑ – ΚΟΣΙ – Ο – Ν Head of Arethusa r., wearing pearl-diadem; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise. Jameson 273 (these dies). SNG ANS 72 (these dies). Boehringer 213.
Of appealing Archaic style and with an exquisite iridescent tone. Good extremely fine

Ex Leu 59, 1994, 66 and NAC 9, 1996, 206 sales.

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