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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 117

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 17.40 g, 7h). Struck circa 466-460 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 117.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 8 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 17.40 g, 7h). Struck circa 466-460 BC. Charioteer, holding reins in both hands, driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying left, crowning charioteer with wreath held in both hands; in exergue, ketos left / Head of Arethousa right, wearing pearl tainia and hoop earring with pendant; ΣV(retrograde R)AKOΣI-O-N and four dolphins swimming around. Boehringer Series XIIIb, 438 (V233/R314); HGC 2, 1310; SNG ANS 135 (same dies); Jameson 759 (same dies); Pozzi 572 (same dies). Toned, minor edge flaw, flan flaw on obverse. Superb EF. Struck from fresh dies.

From the JTB collection. Ex Geschichtsfreundes (Friend of History) Collection (Künker 304, 19 March 2018), lot 171; LHS 102 (29 April 2008), lot 87.


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.