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89001071
Triton XV, Lot: 1071. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $3500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 17.16 g, 3h). Struck circa 450 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in both, driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses with open wreath held in both hands; in exergue, ketos right / Head of Arethusa right, hair in wide band, wearing loop earring and ornate necklace; ΣVPA-KO-ΣI-O-N and four dolphins around. Boehringer 536 (V274/R374); SNG ANS 173-4 (same obv. die); SNG Lloyd 1324 (same dies); BMC 100 = GPCG pl. 16, 56 (same dies); Dewing 805 (same obv. die). VF, toned. Well centered and struck.


From the Deyo Collection. Ex Stack’s (7 December 1989), lot 3044.