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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 116

SICILY, Syracuse. Hieron I. 478-466 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23.5mm, 17.22 g, 1h). Struck circa 475-470 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 116.

Greek, Silver

Estimate: $ 5 000

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SICILY, Syracuse. Hieron I. 478-466 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23.5mm, 17.22 g, 1h). Struck circa 475-470 BC. Charioteer driving slow quadriga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses with wreath held in both hands / Head of Arethousa right, wearing pearl tainia, single-pendant earring and necklace; ΣV-RA-KOΣI-OИ (R inverted) and four dolphins around. Boehringer Series XIIa, 307 (V147/R213); HGC 2, 1307; SNG München 968 (same obv. die); Randazzo 471 (same dies). Lustrous. Near EF.

From the M.J.W. Collection. Ex Gemini VI (10 January 2010), lot 37.


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.