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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 120

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 17.43 g, 8h). Struck circa 450 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 120.
 Estimated: $ 1 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 1 600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 17.43 g, 8h). 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; ΣVRAKOΣION to right, four dolphins swimming around. Boehringer Series XV, – (V274/R367 [unlisted die combination]); HGC 2, 1311; SNG ANS 173 (same dies [incorrectly cited in Boehringer as 535.3]); SNG Lloyd 1324 (same obv. die); Gillet 366 (same rev. die); Jameson 768 (same obv. die). Lightly toned, some minor pitting on reverse. Near EF.

From the Weise Collection. Ex First Auctions 1 (1 December 2012), lot 701.


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.