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    Ex Prospero Collection

    SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny. Ca. 485-466 BC. AR tetradrachm (26mm, 17.51 gm, 12h). Struck under Gelon I, ca. 480-475 BC. Charioteer, wearing a long chiton and holding a kentron in his right hand and the reins in his left, driving a slow quadriga to right, Nike flies above to right to crown the horses / ΣVRAKOΣIO-N, head of Arethusa right, wearing a pearl-diadem and a necklace, four dolphins around. Boehringer 205 (V91/R141). Attractively toned. NGC Choice VF 5/5 - 4/5.

    From The California Collection. Ex Prospero Collection (Baldwin's etc., 4 January 2012), lot 161; Acquired from Spink & Son Ltd., London, 22 January 1988. 


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