|Lot 91. Sicily, Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny. 485-466 B.C. AR tetradrachm. Under Hieron I, ca. 480/78-475 B.C. |
Sicily, Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny. 485-466 B.C. AR tetradrachm (22 mm, 17.23 g, 9 h). Under Hieron I, ca. 480/78-475 B.C. Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses / ΣVR-A-KOΣI-OИ (R inverted), diademed head of Arethusa right, surrounded by four dolphins. Boehringer series XIIb, 323 (V158/R226); Randazzo 494-6 (same dies); McClean 2614 (same dies); SNG ANS 105. Old toning. NGC Ch VF, strike: 3/5, surface: 3/5.
Estimate: US$ 500
|Current Bid: ||US$ 300 |
|Starting Bid: ||US$ 300 |
|High Bidder: ||Guan Yu|
|Bid History: ||1 Bid|
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|Closes: ||Friday, June 30, 2017|
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