SICILY, Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny.
|CNG 87, Lot: 219. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $3250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
485-466 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.20 g, 4h). Struck under Gelon, circa 480-478 BC. Charioteer driving quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses / Diademed head of Arethusa right; four dolphins around. Boehringer series V, 59 (V31/R38); SNG ANS 14 (same obv. die); SNG Fitzwilliam 1174 (same dies). Good VF, toned, obverse a little off center.
Ex Künker 94 (27 September 2004), lot 374.