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Sale: Nomos 10, Lot: 10. Estimate CHF6500. 
Closing Date: Sunday, 17 May 2015. 
Sold For CHF10000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. c. 415-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 17.21 g 1), signed by Eumenes on the reverse. Quadriga galloping to left with its driver, holding the reins with both hands and a goad in his right, crowned by Nike, flying to right above, with a wreath held in both of her hands. Rev. Head of Arethusa to right, her hair bound tightly around her head, wearing a double-curved earring and a simple necklace; below neck, EVMHNOV; around head, four dolphins, three swimming upwards to left and one swimming downwards to right. BMC 141. De Luynes 1180. SNG ANS 256. Tudeer 19 (all from the same dies). Nicely toned and clear. Nearly extremely fine.


From an American collection, ex Classical Numismatic Group 82, 16 September 2009, 300.