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Triton XXII, Lot: 140. Estimate $7500.
Sold for $7500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.44 g, 8h). Struck circa 466-460 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in both, driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses with wreath held in both hands; in exergue, ketos right / Head of Arethousa right, wearing pearl tainia, hoop earring, and pearl necklace; four dolphins and ΣYRAKOΣIO-N around. Boehringer Series XIVa, 483 (V257/R346); HGC 2, 1311; SNG ANS 151; SNG Lloyd 1315; BMC 74; Bement 466; Jameson 760; Kraay & Hirmer 83; McClean 2653; Pozzi 575; Rizzo pl. XXXVII, 2 (all from the same dies). EF, lightly toned, slight double strike. Struck from fresh dies with sharp details.