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Lot 19

Estimate: 10'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 10'000 CHF Price realized: 20'000 CHF
SICILY. SYRACUSE. Drachm, about 485-479 BC. AR 4.32 g. Naked youth on horseback r. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Head of Arethusa r., hair in the back of the head tied up in a pearl band; she wears a circular earring and a necklace; all within an incuse round. Boehringer 182, 357.3 (this specimen); Jameson Coll. 160, 749 (this specimen); SNG Munich 984 (these dies).

Rare. Nice old cabinet toning. Impressive pedigree ! Almost extremely fine


A.J. Evans collection.

R. Jameson collection.

W. Niggeler collection.

Seiler collection.

M. Armstrong collection and Princeton Economics.

Auction Münzen und Medaillen AG, Basel - Bank Leu & Co. AG, Zurich - Sammlung W. Niggeler I (1965), 145.

Auction Münzen und Medaillen AG, Basel 68 (1986), 148.Auction TRITON, New York II (1998), 225.

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