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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 134

SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I. 405-367 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.30 g, 7h). Unsigned dies in the style of Eukleidas. Struck circa 400/395-390 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 134.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 13 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I. 405-367 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.30 g, 7h). Unsigned dies in the style of Eukleidas. Struck circa 400/395-390 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 both hands; in exergue, dolphin left, its dorsal fin breaking the exergual line / Head of Arethousa left, hair in broad band and welling upwards in wavy locks, wearing double hoop earring and linear necklace; ΣY-PA-K-O-[ΣI-Ω-N] and four dolphins around. Fischer-Bossert, Coins 103 (O35/R70); Tudeer 103; HGC 2, 1345; Hirsch 613 (same dies); Hunterian 62 (same dies); de Luynes 1231 (same dies); Morgan 149 (same dies). Old cabinet tone, traces of find patina. Good VF. Among the finest of this issue.

From the Ancient Miniature Art Collection. Ex Vinchon (27 February 1961), lot 98 (ticket included).

This coin is illustrated in the forthcoming book by H.B. Andersen, Apollo to Apollo: The Hunt for the Divine and Eternal Beauty.

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.