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Lot 14 - Auction Gemini XIII

c. 474-450 BC. Tetradrachm, 17.33g ...
c. 474-450 BC. Tetradrachm, 17.33g ...
Starting price:
18.000,00 USD

c. 474-450 BC. Tetradrachm, 17.33g (3h). Obv: Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding kentron and reins; Nike above, crowning horses, ketos in exergue. Rx: Head of Arethusa right, wearing earring and necklace, hair tied with pearl headband; ΣVRΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ and four dolphins around. Boehringer 412. Ex Heritage 3037, 4 January 2015. Ex Roma 6, 29 September 2013, lot 443. Ex CNG Classical Numismatic Review 22. Exquisite late-archaic style, displaying an unmistakable affinity with the style of the renowned Demareteion decadrachm, which was issued around the same time, in the closing years of the Deinomenid Tyranny.


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