Leu Numismatik

Web Auction 3

Leu Numismatik, Web Auction 3

Celtic, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Medieval and Modern coins, featuring an inte...

Su, 25.02.2018, from 1:00 PM CET
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Description

SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny , 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 16.94 g, 1 h), circa 475-470. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and the reins in his left; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. Σ-YRΑ-ΚΟΣ-ΙΟΝ Diademed head of Arethusa to right, her hair drawn up at the back and wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming right. Boehringer 301 (V144/R209). Beautifully toned. Traces of overstriking (?) on the obverse and some cleaning marks , otherwise, very fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.

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Price realized 380 CHF
Starting price 200 CHF
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