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Lot 14

Estimate: 3'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 2'800 CHF Price realized: 5'500 CHF
Syracuse. Tetradrachm in the style of Eukleidas, circa 399-387, AR 17.30 g. Fast quadriga driven l. by charioteer, holding kentron and reins; above, Nike flying r. to crown him. In exergue, dolphin to l. Rev. [ΣY – PA – K – O – ΣΙ – Ω – Ν] Head of Arethusa l., hair bound with sphendone over which several tresses fly back. Around, four dolphins: two swimming l. downwards and two r., upwards. SNG Lloyd 1406 (these dies). Tudeer 101. Coins, Artists, and Tyrants 101 (O34/R70).
Lovely dark tone, minor traces of overstriking on reverse,
otherwise good very fine / about extremely fine
Ex Hess-Divo sale 317, 2010, 73.

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