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Printed Auction 42 Lot 54

SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny. 485-466 B.C. AR tetradrachm. 17.08 gm. 24 mm. Struck under Gelon I, circa 480-475 B.C. Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving slow quadriga right; Nike flying right above, crowning horses / Diademed head of Arethusa right, hair drawn up at the back, wearing ribbon and pearl necklace; four dolphins swimming clockwise around; ΣYPΑΚ-ΟΣΙ-Ο-Ν. Boehringer 111 (V51/R76). HGC 2, 1306. Good Fine; lightly toned; clear and pleasing example, remarkably well detailed and of good style, well centered on a broad flan.

Ex Freeman & Sear (14 October 2006).

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