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Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 154. Estimate $1500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 12 September 2007. 
Sold For $3450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (17.11 g, 6h). Struck circa 440-430 BC. Charioteer driving quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer; in exergue, ketos right / Diademed head of Arethusa right; four dolphins around. Boehringer series XVIII, 605 (V296/R411); SNG ANS 199 (same dies); McClean 2675 (same dies). Near EF, toned, with light golden hues, minor porosity. Artistic reverse.

From Collection C.G. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 46 (24 June 1998), lot 101.

Struck from the same obverse die as the previous lot.