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Triton XXII, Lot: 143. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $7000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 17.26 g, 7h). Dies signed by Eu–. Struck circa 415-409 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron in extended right hand and reins in both, driving fast quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with laurel wreath held in both hands; EV below horses; in exergue, two dolphins confronted / Head of Arethousa left, wearing hook earring and pearl necklace; ΣYPAKOΣIOИ above, EV below neck, four dolphins swimming around. Fischer-Bossert, Coins 28 (V10/R19); Tudeer 28; HGC 2, 1328; SNG Lloyd 1371 = Virzi Sale 294; Dewing 842; McClean 2706; J. Hirsch XIX, lot 257 (all from the same dies). Good VF, old cabinet tone, slight die wear on obverse. Very rare, only 9 examples noted by Fischer-Bossert.


From the DMS Collection, purchased from Catherine Bullowa. Lot includes an old Spink stock ticket.