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247, Lot: 12. Estimate $400.
Sold for $650. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny. 485-466 BC. AR Drachm (14mm, 4.22 g, 10h). Struck under Hieron I, circa 475-470 BC. Horseman riding right / Head of Arethusa right, wearing pearl diadem and necklace, within incuse circle. Boehringer series XIId, 356 (V177/R249); SNG ANS 114 (same dies). Good VF, toned, small nick under tone on chin. Rare.

Ex Collection C.G. (Classical Numismatic Group 76, 12 September 2007), lot 149; Classical Numismatic Group 41 (19 Mar 1997), lot 211; Campana Collection (Sternberg XXXI, 27 October 1996), lot 727.