GREEK COINS Sicily Syracuse, c. 415-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 17.21g 1), signed by Eumenes on the reverse. Quadriga galloping to left with its driver, holding the reins with both hands and a goad in his right, crowned by Nike, flying to right above, with a wreath held in both of her hands. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Head of Arethusa to right, her hair bound tightly around her head, wearing a double-curved earring and a simple necklace; below neck, EVMHNOV; around head, four dolphins, three swimming upwards to left and one swimming downwards to right. BMC 141. De Luynes 1180. SNG ANS 256. Tudeer 19 ( all from the same dies ). Nicely toned and clear. Nearly extremely fine. From an American collection, ex Classical Numismatic Group 82, 16 September 2009, 300.
|Price realized||10'000 CHF|
|Starting price||5'200 CHF|