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CNG 108, Lot: 17. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I. 405-367 BC. AR Hemidrachm or Litra (16mm, 1.54 g, 5h). Obverse die signed by the artist E– (Euarchidas or Euainetos?). Struck circa 405-400 BC. Charioteer driving fast quadriga right; above, Nike flying left, crowning charioteer; in exergue, E between two dolphins confronted / Head of Arethousa left, hair in sphendone; two dolphins around. Boehringer, Münzprägungen, pl. II, 18 (Litra, Dionysios I); HGC 2, 1367 (hemidrachm, Second Democracy). Good VF, toned, irregular flan, a little off center on obverse. Rare.