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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 123

SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 17.14 g, 4h). Reverse die signed by the artist Eumenes. Struck circa 415-409 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 123.
 Estimated: $ 4 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 9 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy. 466-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 17.14 g, 4h). Reverse die signed by the artist Eumenes. Struck circa 415-409 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in both, driving fast quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with wreath held in her extended hands; two dolphins confronted in exergue / Head of Arethousa left, wearing ampyx inscribed EVMH/ИOV, hoop and hook earring, and necklace; four dolphins and ΣVPA[KOΣIOИ] above. Fischer-Bossert, Coins 6 (O3/R4); Tudeer 6; HGC 2, 1326; CC 107 = Ward 274 (same dies). Toned, a couple light marks, flan flaw on reverse. VF. Extremely rare die combination, only the CC/Ward piece is recorded in Fischer-Bossert.

From the Weise Collection. Ex New York Sale XXX (9 January 2013), lot 65; Numismatica Ars Classica K (30 March 2000), lot 1184; Peus 357 (28 October 1998), lot 238.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday morning, 14 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.