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CNG 108, Lot: 18. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $4000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I. 405-367 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 16.79 g, 6h). Unsigned dies in the style of Eukleidas. Struck circa 400/395-390 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving fast quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with wreath; in exergue, dolphin right / Head of Arethousa left, hair in bands, wearing double-loop earring and plain necklace with frontal pendant; four dolphins around. Fischer-Bossert (Tudeer) 91 (dies 33/63); HGC 2, 1345; SNG ANS 296; SNG Fitzwilliam 1252 = Pozzi 625; SNG Lloyd 1404; Bement 524; Boston MFA 445 = Warren 379 (all from the same dies). Good VF, toned, traces of find patina, pit and cleaning scratches on obverse, minor flan flaw on reverse.

Ex Michael L. Fogarty Collection (Stack’s Bowers Galleries, 13 January 2017), lot 2025.