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Sicily, Syracuse AR Tetradrachm, 480-475 BC, Deinominid Tyranny, Hieron I

Auction:
3208T
Lot:
2008
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
Discovery - 3208T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Sicily, Syracuse AR Tetradrachm, 480-475 BC, Deinominid Tyranny, Hieron I, head of Arethusa facing right, surrounded by four dolphins, verso with quadriga pulled by horses crowned by Nike, Boehringer 268, SNG ANS 91, approx. VF, 17.43 grams.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

boehringer, Nike, 1st millennium BC, Arethusa, Gelo, Greek city-states, Hiero, Hiero I of Syracuse, Sicilia, Sicily, Syracuse, Sicily, Tetradrachm, Units of time, Syracuse

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