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Ex Trampitsch Collection


SICILY, Syracuse. Hieron I. 478-466 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.43 g, 3h). Struck circa 475-470 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand, reins in both, driving walking quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses / Head of Arethousa right, wearing tainia and pearl necklace; four dolphins and ΣΥΡ-ΑΚΟ-ΣΙΟΝ (partially retrograde) around. Boehringer Series XIId, 348 (V171/R244); HGC 2, 1306; SNG ANS 112. Pleasing old collection tone. In NGC encapsulation 6631349-001, graded AU★, Strike: 5/5, Surface: 4/5, die shift.

Ex Armand Trampitsch Collection (Vinchon, 13 November 1986), lot 90.