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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 122

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 17.29 g, 10h). Struck circa 440-430 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 122.
 Estimated: $ 2 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 2 750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 17.29 g, 10h). Struck circa 440-430 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in both, driving fast quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with [wreath held in both hands]; in exergue, ketos left / Head of Arethousa right, hair tied back, wearing small hook earring and pearl necklace; ΣYPAKOΣION to right, four dolphins around. Boehringer Series XVIII, 600 (V295/R407); HGC 2, 1315; SNG ANS 197 (same dies); Basel 444 (same obv. die); Dewing 815 (same obv. die); Gillet 579 (same obv. die); Jameson 774 (same dies). Toned, typical edge split. Good VF. Fine style.

From the Weise Collection, purchased from Freeman & Sear, at the NYINC, 14 January 2005.


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.