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Lot 94





Estimate: 12'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 9'600 CHF Price realized: 13'000 CHF
Syracuse. Tetradrachm circa 460-440, AR 17.44 g. Slow quadriga driven r. by charioteer, holding reins and kentron; above, Nike flying r. to crown the horses; in exergue, sea-monster r. Rev. ΣVPAKΟΣ – ΙΟ – Ν Head of Arethusa r., hair bound with fillet, wearing earring and necklace with pendant; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise. McClean 2663 and pl. 92, 8 (these dies). SNG München 1018 (these dies). Gillet photo file 570 (this coin). Boehringer 540.
Light tone and extremely fine

Ex NAC sale 64, 2012, 715. Privately purchased from Bank Leu in 1975 and from the Charles Gillet collection.

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