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Lot 8





Estimate: 2'000 GBP   |   Starting price: 1'500 GBP Price realized: 2'200 GBP
Ancient Coins, Greek, Sicily, Syracuse (415 BC), tetradrachm, unsigned work by artists Eumenes and Sosion, charioteer driving quadriga in high action l., flying Nike crowns him, in ex. two dolphins, rev. ΣYPAKOΣIΩN, hd. of Arethusa l. wearing broad ampyx in hair and with hair knotted on back of head, wearing jewelled necklace which is tied behind neck, surrounded by four dolphins, wt. 17.20gms. (Boston 398; Tudeer 5 – dies), slight tone to the obverse, extremely fine, rare

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