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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 119

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 17.35 g, 5h). Struck circa 450 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 119.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 3 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 17.35 g, 5h). Struck circa 450 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand, reins in both, driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses with open wreath held in both hands; in exergue, ketos right / Head of Arethousa right, wearing pearl tainia, hoop earring, and pearl necklace; ΣVRAKOΣI-O-N to right, four dolphins swimming around. Boehringer Series XV, 519 (V271/R369); HGC 2, 1311; SNG ANS 617 (same dies); McClean 2661 (same dies). Lightly toned, slight die wear on obverse. Near EF.

From the Weise Collection. Ex Triton III (30 November 1999), lot 263; Peus 353 (29 October 1997), lot 72.


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.