Coins and Historical Medals (13 & 14 March 2018)

Date of Auction: 13th & 14th March 2018

Sold for £280

Estimate: £200 - £300

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, 16.92g (Boehringer 246); together with a Litra, c. 485-480), head of Arethusa right, rev. octopus, 0.73g (SNG ANS 129; Boehringer 416) [2]. First fine, second very fine £200-300

Footnote

Provenance: First DNW Auction 57, 19 March 2003, lot 43; second DNW Auction 73, 14 March 2007, lot 65