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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 113

SICILY, Syracuse. Hieron I. 478-466 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23.5mm, 17.23 g, 3h). Struck circa 478-475 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 113.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 2 750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Syracuse. Hieron I. 478-466 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23.5mm, 17.23 g, 3h). Struck circa 478-475 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left, driving quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses with open wreath held in both hands / Head of Arethousa right, wearing pearl tainia and necklace; ΣVRA-KOΣION and four dolphins around. Boehringer Series VIIIb, 172 (V75/R120); HGC 2, 1306; Randazzo 339–41 (same dies). Toned, slight die wear on reverse. Near EF. Well struck.

From the San Vicente Collection. Ex Numismatic Fine Arts XXXI (18 March 1993), lot 31.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday morning, 14 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.