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Electronic Auction 479

Lot nuber 19

SICILY, Syracuse. Gelon I. 485-478 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 17.10 g, 12h). Struck circa 480-478 BC.


Electronic Auction 479
Lot: 19.

Closing Date: Oct 21 2020 10:00 ET

Greek, Silver

Estimate: $ 500

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SICILY, Syracuse. Gelon I. 485-478 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 17.10 g, 12h). Struck circa 480-478 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving slow quadriga left; above, Nike flying left, crowning horses / Diademed head of Arethousa right; four dolphins around. Boehringer Series VIa, 75 (V36/R50); HGC 2, 1306 var. (obv. type right); Boston MFA 340 = Wroth 311 (same dies); Sartiges 124 (same dies). Old cabinet tone, a few light marks on obverse, rough find patina on reverse. VF.

From the El Medina Collection. Ex Dr. Frank J. Novak Collection (Classical Numismatic Group XXXI, 9 September 1994), lot 79. Lot includes an old collection ticket marked “Gdns 7/1/63”.


Closing Date and Time: 21 October 2020 at 10:06:00 ET.

All winning bids are subject to an 18% buyer’s fee.