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Lot 108

Estimate: 7'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 6'000 CHF Price realized: 8'500 CHF
Syracuse. Tetradrachm, circa 317-310, AR 16.85 g. Head of Persephone l., wearing barley-wreath, earring with triple pendant and necklace; beneath neck truncation, NK (?). Around, three dolphins. Rev. Fast quadriga driven l. by charioteer holding reins in l. hand and kentron in outstretched r.; above, triskeles l. Beneath heavy exergual line, ΣYPAKOΣIΩN / AI ligate. SNG Lloyd 1477 (these dies). SNG ANS 637 (this obverse die). Ierardi, AJN 7-8, 10.
Of superb style and with a magnificent old cabinet tone. Extremely fine

From the E. J. Haeberlin collection.

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