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Session A, Lot 20009

Estimate: 3'000 USD   |   Starting price: 1'800 USD Online bidding closed
Second Democracy, 466-406 B.C

SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-406 B.C. AR Tetradrachm (17.25 gms), ca. 466-460 B.C.
Boehringer-477 (Obv. 255, Rev. 342). Charioteer driving slow quadriga right, Nike above flying right, crowning horses, Pistrix (Sea serpent or ketos) in exergue (obscured/off flan); Reverse: Head of Arethusa facing right, ethnic before, four dolphins around. A choice example boasting a great strike which is well centered on a broad flan. Lovely surfaces with bountiful luster.
NGC Ch AU, Strike: 4/5 Surface: 4/5.

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