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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 118

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 17.39 g, 3h). Struck circa 466-460 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 118.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 2 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 17.39 g, 3h). Struck circa 466-460 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand, reins in both, driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying left, crowning charioteer with open wreath held in both hands; in exergue, ketos right / Head of Arethousa right, wearing pearl tainia, single-pendant earring, and pearl necklace; ΣVRAKOΣI-O-N and four dolphins swimming around. Boehringer Series XIVb, 485 (V258/R347); HGC 2, 1310; SNG ANS 153 (same dies); Jameson 1909 (same dies); Nantueil 334 (same dies). Deep cabinet tone, oblong flan, area of flat strike. Near EF.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex Peus 337 (3 November 1993), lot 55; Numismatica Ars Classica 1 (29 March 1989), lot 97.


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.