SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy.
|Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 86. Estimate $3000.
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004.
Sold For $4000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (17.36 gm). Obverse die signed by Euainetos, reverse die signed by Eumenos.
Struck circa 415-405 BC. Charioteer driving racing quadriga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; Nike flying above and holding wreath on which is hung a tablet inscribed EYAIN/[ETO] in two lines, two dolphins in exergue / SURA-KOS[IWN]
, head of Arethusa left, surrounded by four swimming dolphins; [EVMENOV] (signature) under truncation of neck. Tudeer 43 (V14/R25); SNG ANS 270 (same dies); SNG Copenghagen -; SNG Lloyd 1380 (same dies); SNG Lockett 967 (same dies); Dewing 845 (same dies). Good VF, circular flan flaw or traces of overstriking, small spot of encrustation on edge. ($3000)