SICILY, Syracuse. Hieron I.
|CNG 94, Lot: 106. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
478-466 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 17.10 g, 6h). Struck circa 478-475 BC. Charioteer driving quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses / Diademed head of Arethusa right; four dolphins around. Boehringer Series VIIIb, 146 (V65/R100); HGC 2, 1306; Jameson 1908 (same dies); Cosimo 209 (same dies); Davis 49 (this coin). VF, toned.
From the Daniel Koppersmith Collection. Ex Gemini VII (9 January 2011), lot 152; Norman Davis Collection.