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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 127

SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I. 405-367 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 17.16 g, 6h). Unsigned dies in the style of Eukleidas. Struck circa 405-400 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 127.
 Estimated: $ 15 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 13 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I. 405-367 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 17.16 g, 6h). Unsigned dies in the style of Eukleidas. Struck circa 405-400 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, grain ear left / Large head of Arethousa right, hair in ampyx and sphendone decorated with stars, wearing double hoop earring and necklace with six pendants; [ΣYP]-A-KO[Σ]-IΩ-N and four dolphins around. Fischer-Bossert, Coins 63 (O22/R41); Tudeer 63; HGC 2, 1339; SNG Lloyd 1386 (same dies); BMC 221 (same dies); Boston MFA 414 = Warren 382 (same dies); Gillet 632 and 634 (same dies); Gulbenkian 285 (same dies); Jameson 108 (same dies); Pozzi 621 (same dies); Rizzo pl. XLVII, 10 (same dies). Toned, typical edge splits. EF. Fine style head of Arethousa, from dies of exceptional artistic merit.

From the M.J.W. Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 82 (16 September 2009), lot 302.


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.