CNG Bidding Platform


Products and Services

Research Coins: Feature Auction

Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 79. Estimate $750. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.17 g, 1h). Obverse die signed by Phrygillos, reverse die signed by Euarchidas. Struck circa 415-405 BC. Diademed head of Arethusa left, amphyx inscribed FRU; four dolphins around / Charioteer driving fast quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer; [EUARCIDA below horses, grain ear in exergue]. Tudeer 54 (V33/R18); SNG ANS 279 (same dies); SNG München 1061 (same dies); Rizzo pl. XLIII, 14; cf. Kraay & Hirmer 108 (same rev. die). VF, light surface corrosion. Very rare.

Ex Astarte XVII (8 May 2005), lot 102.