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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 130

SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I. 405-367 BC. AR Dekadrachm (34.5mm, 43.20 g, 7h). Unsigned dies in the style of Euainetos. Struck circa 405-380/67 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 130.
 Estimated: $ 25 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 33 750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I. 405-367 BC. AR Dekadrachm (34.5mm, 43.20 g, 7h). Unsigned dies in the style of Euainetos. Struck circa 405-380/67 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; [AΘΛA below] / Head of Arethousa left, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earring, and pearl necklace; Σ-ΥΡΑ-Κ-Ο-Σ-ΙΩΝ behind hair, shell behind neck, four dolphins swimming around. Gallatin dies R.XIV/F.VIIA; Scavino 45 (D13/R25a); HGC 2, 1299; SNG ANS 373 (same dies); Dewing 912 (same dies); Gillet 652 (same dies);Gulbenkian 315 (same dies); Pozzi 617 (same dies). Deep old find patina, usual minor die rust on obverse. EF.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection. Ex Gemini XIV (18 April 2018), lot 77 (hammer $50,000); Golden Horn Collection (Stack’s, 12 January 2009), lot 2135.


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.