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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 48

SICILY, Syracuse. Gelon I. 485-478 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.31 g, 5h). Struck circa 480-478 BC.


CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 48.

Closing Date: May 20 2021 11:00 ET

Greek, Silver

Estimate: $ 1 500

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SICILY, Syracuse. Gelon I. 485-478 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.31 g, 5h). Struck circa 480-478 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses / Head of Arethousa right, wearing pearl tainia; four dolphins around. Boehringer Series VIa, 62 (V32/R41); HGC 2, 1306; SNG ANS 15 (same dies); Boston MFA 337 = Warren 308 (same dies); Lampson 85 (same dies). Attractive old collection tone, traces of find patina, minor flan flaw on reverse, edge scrape. VF.

Ex Robert O. Ebert Collection (Gemini V, 6 January 2009), lot 886 (part of); Gordon Dickie Collection (Empire Coins 7, 2 May 1987), lot 15.


The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 117 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 May 2021. This lot is in Session 1, which begins 19 May 2021 at 9 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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