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130, Lot: 208. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.46 g). Struck circa 450-440 BC. Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding kentron and reins; Nike flying above, crowning horses, ketos right in exergue / Head of Arethusa right wearing a single sand of pearls in her hair and a necklace with a large pendant; four dolphins around swimming clockwise. Boehringer 560 (V283/R385E); SNG ANS 181 (same dies). Near EF, scratches behind Nike.

From the Tony Hardy Collection. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica G (10 April 1997), lot 1101.