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Lot 4014

Sicily, Syrakuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 585-466 BC. Silver Tetradrachm (17.4g) struck ca. 474-470 BC. Slow quadriga right, the bearded charioteer holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; above, Nike (Victory) flying right to crown horses. Reverse: ΣV - RA - KOΣ - ION (R inverted, N retrograde). Pearl-diademed head right of Arethusa, the ends of her hair tucked under her diadem, wearing hoop earring with pendant and beaded necklace; around, four dolphins clockwise. Boehringer 320 (V156/R214); Randazzo 487-488 (same dies). Well struck and well centered. Of excellent metal and delicately toned. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $3,000 - 4,000.
The Hunter Collection.

Realized $4,600

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