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294, Lot: 103. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 17.02 g, 5h). Struck circa 425-420 BC. Charioteer driving quadriga right; above, Nike flying left, crowning charioteer / Head of Arethusa right, hair in bands; four dolphins around. Boehringer series XXIII, – (V346/R481 [unlisted die combination]); SNG ANS 238 (same obv. die). VF, toned, typical compact and irregular flan, struck from worn obverse die.

From the Robert and Julius Diez Collection. Ex Gustav Philipsen Collection (Part I, J. Hirsch XV, 28 May 1906), lot 1165.