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Signed by Euainetos

Triton XXII, Lot: 147. Estimate $50000.
Sold for $55000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I. 405-367 BC. AR Dekadrachm (35mm, 43.41 g, 7h). Reverse Signed by Euainetos. Struck circa 405-390 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron in extended right hand and reins in left, driving fast quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with wreath held in her extended hands; below heavy exergual line, [military harness], shield, greaves, cuirass, and crested Attic helmet, all connected by a horizontal spear; [AΘΛA below] / Head of Arethousa left, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earring, and pearl necklace; [ΣΥ-ΡΑ-Κ-Ο-ΣΙΩΝ above], four dolphins swimming around, and EY-[AINE] along lower edge. Gallatin dies R.VI/C.XIV; Scavino 24 (D6/R16); HGC 2, 1299; SNG ANS 369 (same dies); Athena Fund I 13 (same obv. die); Boston MFA 424 (same dies); Dewing 893–5 (same dies); de Luynes 1249 (same rev. die); Warren 363 (same dies). EF, lightly toned. Exceptional example without the usual die rust.


Ex Gutekunst Collection (Roma VIII, 28 September 2014), lot 114; Gorny & Mosch 199 (10 October 2011), lot 96.