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Triton XXI, Lot: 350. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 17.25 g, 11h). Obverse die signed by Eumenes, reverse die signed by Eu– (Eumenes or Eukleidas). Struck circa 413-405 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron in extended right hand and reins in both, driving fast quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with wreath held in both hands; EV below; two dolphins confronted in exergue / Diademed head of Arethousa left, wearing hoop earring and pearl necklace; ΣVPAKOΣIOИ above, EV below, four dolphins around. Tudeer 27 (dies 10/18); SNG ANS 260; Hunterian 42; de Luynes 1174; Rizzo pl. XLII, 14; Ward 277 (all from the same dies). Good VF, lightly toned.


From the J. L. Gomer Collection. Ex Triton XVII (7 January 2014), lot 67; Künker 182 (14 March 2011), lot 118; Auctiones 24 (23 June 1994), lot 83.