SICILY, Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny.
|Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 105. Estimate $1500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 17 September 2008.
Sold For $2000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
485-466 BC. AR Tetradrachm (17.20 g, 9h). Struck under Hieron I, circa 475-470 BC. Charioteer driving quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses / Diademed head of Arethusa right; four dolphins around. Boehringer series XI, 257-8 var. (V116/R- [unlisted rev. die]); SNG ANS 88; Pozzi 555 (same obv. die). Good VF, usual die wear on obverse.