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CNG 87, Lot: 230. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $4000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.24 g, 7h). Struck circa 430 BC. Charioteer driving quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses / Head of Arethusa right, hair in ornamented sakkos; four dolphins around. Boehringer series XX, 644 (V327/R443); SNG ANS 209 (same dies); BMC 113 (same dies). Good VF, toned, overstruck.

Ex Numismatica Ars Classica R (17 May 2007), lot 1085; New York Sale V (16 January 2003), lot 46; G. Hirsch 82 (13 February 1973), lot 24.