Signed by Kimon
SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I.
|Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 173. Estimate $30000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 20 May 2009.
Sold For $28000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
405-367 BC. AR Dekadrachm (42.19 g, 3h). Reverse die signed by Kimon
. Struck circa 405-400 BC. Charioteer driving fast quadriga left, holding kentron and reins; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer; below heavy exergual line, military harness, shield, greaves, cuirass, and Attic helmet, all connected by horizontal spear; AΘΛA below / Head of Arethusa left, wearing single-pendant earring and necklace, KI on ampyx, hair restrained at the back of her head in an open-weave sakkos; four dolphins around. Jongkees 7 (dies B/ζ); Boehringer, Münzprägungen
, pl. II, 14; SNG ANS 357 (same rev. die); SNG Lloyd 1410 (same dies); McClean 2733 (same dies); Kraay & Hirmer 121 (same rev. die). Good VF, toned, minor pitting, small edge split. Clear signature of Kimon on ampyx.
Ex Lanz 18 (13 May 1980), lot 42.