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78000216

Diverse Offering of Syracuse Tetradrachms

Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 216. Estimate $1500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $1150. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny. 485-466 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.80 g, 3h). Struck under Gelon, circa 485-480 BC. Charioteer driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike advancing right, crowning horses / Diademed head of Arethusa left; four dolphins around. Boehringer 48 (V27/R31); SNG ANS 10 var. (same obv. die; rev. type right); SNG München 922 (same dies). VF, light golden hues, light porosity.