Lustrous Syracuse Tetradrachm
SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy.
|Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 152. Estimate $2000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 12 September 2007.
Sold For $5700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (17.48 g, 9h). Struck circa 450-440 BC. Charioteer driving quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses; in exergue, ketos right / Diademed head of Arethusa right; four dolphins around. Boehringer series XVIb, 576 (V288/R392); SNG ANS 183. EF, underlying luster, typical short flan, small die break in hair.
From Collection C.G. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 63 (21 May 2003), lot 112.