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22 May 2022 14:00 CEST
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Estimate: 15000 CHFHammer Price: 26000 CHF
Lot 29

SICILY. Syracuse. Circa 420-415 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29.5 mm, 16.94 g, 12 h). Male driver, wearing a long chiton and holding the reins in both hands and a goad in his right, standing right in a chariot car, drawn by two horses to right; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses; in exergue, grasshopper to right. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙ - ΟΝ Head of Arethusa to right, wearing her hair in a krobylos bound at the back and a diadem ornamented with a meander pattern, a double spiral earring and a plain necklace; around, four dolphins swimming to the left. Boehringer 726. Jameson 782 (same dies). SNG ANS 246 (same dies). Very rare. Of particularly fine Classical style with a severe and serene head of Arethusa. Obverse struck from a rusty die and with minor die faults and marks on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.

From a Swiss collection, ex Gorny & von Mosch 207, 2012, 74A.

Online bidding closes: 22 May 2022 09:00:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 1 Jul 2022 13:15:41 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer price:26000 CHF

Pre-Bidding closes on 22 Mai 2022 at 9:00 CEST. Live bidding starts at 14:00 CET and is EXCLUSIVELY available on biddr. Seperate registration is required.

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