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Nomos 24

22 May 2022 14:00 CEST
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Estimate: 5000 CHFHammer Price: 18000 CHF
Lot 31

SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.19 g, 6 h), signed by the engravers Eumenes on the obverse and Eukleidas on the reverse, circa 400. Quadriga galloping to left with its male driver, holding the reins in his left hand and a goad in his right, crowned by Nike, flying to right above, with a wreath held in both of her hands; in the exergue, ΕYΜΗΝΟY. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Head of Arethusa to left, her hair bound tightly around her head, wearing a double-curved earring and a simple pearl necklace; below chin, open diptych inscribed EYKΛ/EIΔA on its two leaves; around head, four dolphins swimming in two opposed pairs. BMFA 402 (same dies). Fischer-Bossert/Tudeer 24 (O9/R16). SNG ANS 259 (same dies). Clear and well-centered. Minor die rust on the obverse and areas of flatness on both sides, otherwise, good very fine.

Online bidding closes: 22 May 2022 09:00:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 1 Jul 2022 13:29:57 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer price:18000 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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