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Syracuse, Sicily

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Sicily, Syracuse, ex: MM, 1966

AR Tetradrachm, 17.23g,  23.5mm.  c.480-475 B.C. Charioteer driving quadriga to right; flying nike crowning the lead horse.  Rev.  Diademed head of Arethusa to right with long plaited hair and wearing a broad headband;  ethnic inscription and four dolphins around.  Boehringer 218(dies).   Boston 350(rev. die).  Hirsch 16, Dec. 6, 1906, 261(dies).    Attractive old collection toning and a lovely early style Arethusa head.  

Provenance and Pedigree:
Ex: Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, Auction 32, October 20, 1966, lot 52.  

 

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Very Fine/good Very Fine $9,750.00
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Sicily, Syracuse

AR Hemidrachm, 1.94g. 15mm.  Period of Timoleon, 344-317 B.C. 
Three-quarter head of Athena facing wearing a crested helmet.  Rev. Horseman riding to right; star and grain ear in field to left.  SNG ANS 522.  SNG Lloyd 1450. Toned.

Provenance/Pedigree
Ex: Leu Numismatik, Zurich, Auction 74, 1998, lot 109.

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Very Fine $1,500.00

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