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Lot 4015

Sicily, Syrakuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Silver Tetradrachm (17.18g) struck ca. 415-405 BC. Obverse and reverse dies signed by Eumenos. Charioteer driving quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; horses legs all high in tandem (a typical style point of Eumenos); Nike (Victory) flying right above to crown charioteer; in exergue, signature of Eumenos. Reverse: Head of Arethusa left; behind, signature of Eumenos, surrounded by four dolphins. Tudeer 23 (V9/R15); SNG ANS 258; Jameson 792. Oblongish flan. Sharp obverse, well-centered with all four dolphins. Lightly toned. Both signatures complete and bold. Choice Very Fine.
Estimated Value $10,000 - 15,000.
Wolfen Family Foundation, purchased from Bank Leu early 1970s.

Realized $6,900

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