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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 129

SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I. 405-367 BC. AR Dekadrachm (35mm, 41.63 g, 1h). Reverse Signed by Euainetos. Struck circa 405-390 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 129.
 Estimated: $ 25 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 35 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I. 405-367 BC. AR Dekadrachm (35mm, 41.63 g, 1h). Reverse Signed by Euainetos. Struck circa 405-390 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron in extended right hand and reins in left, driving fast quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with wreath held in her extended hands; below heavy exergual line, [military harness], shield, greaves, cuirass, and crested Attic helmet, all connected by a horizontal spear; [A]ΘΛA below / Head of Arethousa left, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earring, and pearl necklace; [ΣΥ-ΡΑ-Κ-Ο-ΣΙ]ΩΝ behind hair, four dolphins swimming around, EY-AINE along lower edge. Gallatin dies R.III/C.IV; Scavino 11 (D4/R8); HGC 2, 1299; SNG ANS 363 = Pozzi 615 (same obv. die); Boston MFA 421–2 (same obv. die); Dewing 876–8 (same obv. die); Kraay & Hirmer 104 (same obv. die); de Luynes 1248 (same obv. die); Regling, Antike 583 (same dies). Toned, a few small delaminations, light cleaning marks, usual minor roughness on obverse. EF.

From the M.J.W. Collection. Ex Berk BBS 170 (29 July 2010), lot 73; G. Hirsch 215 (2 May 2001), lot 75.


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.