Search in The Coin Shop

CNG Bidding Platform


Products and Services

The Coin Shop


Ex Hermitage or Moscow Museum Collection

572513. SOLD $12750

SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I. 405-367 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 16.97 g, 6h). Unsigned dies in the style of Eukleidas. Struck circa 405 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand, reins in both, driving fast quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with wreath held in both hands; in exergue, dolphin left / Head of Arethousa left, hair in broad band and welling upwards in wavy locks, wearing double hoop earring and linear necklace; [ΣYP-A-KO-Σ-I-Ω]-N and four dolphins around. Fischer-Bossert, Coins 97 (V34/R66); Tudeer 97; HGC 2, 1345; SNG ANS 298 (same dies); SNG Copenhagen 682 (same dies); SNG Fitzwilliam 1254 (same dies); Bement 523 (same dies); McClean 521 (same dies). Old cabinet tone, small patch of find patina, a few light scratches under tone, flan flaw on reverse. Good VF.

Ex Foreign Museum [Hermitage or Moscow] Collection (Hess 208, 14 December 1931), lot 117.