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GREEK. SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy. Struck circa 460-440 BC. AR Tetradrachm. NGC Ch. AU (Choice About Uncirculated) Strike 4/5 Surface 5/5. 17.26gm. Slow quadriga driven r. by charioteer, holding kentron and reins; above, Nike flying r., crow

1050526 | GREEK. SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy. Struck circa 460-440 BC. AR Tetradrachm. NGC Ch. AU (Choice About Uncirculated) Strike 4/5 Surface 5/5. 17.26gm. Slow quadriga driven r. by charioteer, holding kentron and reins; above, Nike flying r., crowning horses. In exergue, sea monster right / Head of Arethusa right, hair bound with fillet, wearing earring and necklace with pendant. Rizzo pl. XXXVII, 16 (this reverse die); Boehringer 571; SNG Copenhagen 650 (this reverse die).


Beautifully toned, struck from dies of elegant style.

Ex CNG Sale 39, 1996, Lot 294.


Please use this link to verify the NGC certification number 3990794002


$6,750.00



 

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