Coins and Historical Medals (13 & 14 March 2018)

Date of Auction: 13th & 14th March 2018

Sold for £700

Estimate: £500 - £600

Greek Coinages, SICILY, Syracuse, Tetradrachm, c. 485-466, charioteer driving slow quadriga right, Nike flying right above to crown horses, rev. head of Arethusa right, her hair bound by pearled tænia, four dolphins swimming around, 17.32g (Boehringer 124; SNG ANS 34). Obverse slightly off-centre, otherwise good very fine, reverse almost extremely fine £500-600

Footnote

Provenance: Baldwin Auction 17, 4-5 May 2004, lot 573