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591222
Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1222. Estimate $3000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $2700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Circa 415-405 BC. Obverse die signed by Euth(ymos?), reverse die signed by Phrygillos. AR Tetradrachm (16.86 gm). Nike driving galloping quadriga right, holding reins in both hands, Nike flying above; in exergue Skylla holding trident over shoulder, dolphin behind, fish before, signature EYQ / SV-PAK-OS-I-ON, head of Arethusa left, grain ear in hair, wearing looped earring and necklace, surrounded by four dolphins swimming; signature FRUGILL/OS in two lines below neck truncation. Tudeer 47 (V15/R29); SNG ANS 274 (same dies); Kraay-Hirmer 107 (same dies). Good VF, obverse fields smoothed, reverse smoothed below the bust, almost erasing the signature. ($3000)

From the William N. Rudman Collection.