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GREEK. SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, Time of Hieron I. (c. 480-475 BC). Struck 480-475 BC. AR Tetradrachm. NGC AU✭ (About Uncirculated ✭) Strike 4/5 Surface 4/5. 17.26gm. Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving slow quadriga right; N

1044607 | GREEK. SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, Time of Hieron I. (c. 480-475 BC). Struck 480-475 BC. AR Tetradrachm. NGC AU✭ (About Uncirculated ✭) Strike 4/5 Surface 4/5. 17.26gm. Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving slow quadriga right; Nike flying right above, crowning horses / ΣΥΡΑ-ΚΟΣ-Ι-Ω-Ν. Head of Arethusa right, wearing earring, necklace and headband, her hair tied in a krobylos; and four dolphins around. SNG ANS 21 (same die); SNG Lloyd 881 (same reverse die); C. Arnold-Biucchi, The Randazo Hoard 1980 and Sicily Chronology in the Early Fifth Century B.C., New York, 1990, -; E. Boehringer, Die Münzen von Zyrakus, Berlin, 1929, n° 85 (same dies, V41/R55).

Lustrous surfaces, very appealing.

Ex. Münzen & Medaillen AG list 544, june 1991, lot 21 & list 563, march 1993, lot 38 & auction 89, 14 june 2000, lot 60.


Please use this link to verify the NGC certification number 3990772003


$5,500.00



 

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