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CNG 112, Lot: 86. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $2100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Gelon I. 485-478 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 18.35 g, 11h). Struck circa 478-475 BC. Charioteer driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses / Head of Arethousa right, wearing tainia; four dolphins around. Boehringer Series IXa-X, – (unlisted dies); HGC 2, 1306. Lightly toned, minor double strike. Good VF. Well centered. Very rare with unpublished dies, neither are present in the Comiso, Ognina, Randazzo, or Selinute hoards.

Ex Künker 153 (14 March 2009), lot 8155.