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Triton XX, Lot: 73. Estimate $30000.
Sold for $30000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 17.42 g, 11h). Struck circa 466-460 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand, reins in both, driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike, wearing long chiton, flying left, crowning charioteer with open wreath held in both hands; in exergue, ketos right / Head of Arethousa right, wearing pearl tainia, single-pendant earring, and necklace; ΣVR-A-KO-ΣI-ON and four dolphins swimming around. Boehringer Series XIIIb, 440 (V233/R316); HGC 2, 1310; Boston MFA 362 = Warren 318; Dewing 784; de Luynes 1171; Nantueil 332; Randazzo 529–30 (all from the same dies). Superb EF, attractive light toning. Among the finest.

Ex The Numismatic Auction I (13 December 1982), lot 27.