Sicily, Syracuse, Tetradrachm, Transitional Type, c. 412-408 BC
Lot 1027
Sicily, Syracuse, Tetradrachm, Transitional Type, c. 412-408 BC
Sold for US$ 4,446 inc. premium
Auction Details
Coins and Medals New York
6 Jan 2012 13:00 EST

Auction 19967
Sicily, Syracuse, Tetradrachm, Transitional Type, c. 412-408 BC
Lot Details
Sicily, Syracuse, Tetradrachm, Transitional Type, c. 412-408 BC
17.03g. Caltabiano-599. Only one pair of dies were used for this issue, 19 examples recorded. Obverse: Slow biga prancing left with Nike crowning above. Reverse: Hare leaping right with hippocamp below. This is a very scarce die pairing and a highly collectible type. Good Very Fine

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  • This lot is from Sicily, Messana, not Sicily, Syracuse.
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