Ex Randazzo Hoard
SICILY, Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny.
|Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 75. Estimate $1500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2007.
Sold For $2100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
485-466 BC. AR Tetradrachm (17.35 g, 8h). Struck under Hieron I, circa 475-470 BC. Charioteer driving quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses / Diademed head of Arethusa right, surrounded by four dolphins. Boehringer series XIIc, 338 (V166/R237); SNG ANS 108; Randazzo 507 (this coin). Good VF, light iridescent toning, minor die shift on reverse. Fine style.
Ex Randazzo Hoard 1980, 507.
Lot includes a copy of C. Arnold-Biucchi, The Randazzo Hoard, ANSNS 18 (New York, 1990).