Roma Numismatics Ltd > E-Sale 114Auction date: 23 November 2023
Lot number: 105

Price realized: 140 GBP   (Approx. 174 USD / 161 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

Sicily, Syracuse AR Drachm. Time of the Second Democracy, circa 410-405 BC. Head of Athena facing three-quarters to left, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet; on either side, two dolphins snout to snout; [ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ around] / Naked Leukaspis advancing to right, wearing crested helmet and holding spear in right hand and oval shield in left; sword suspended by strap over right shoulder; square altar ornamented with garland in background left, and to right, forepart of slain ram on its back; [ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ] around, [ΛΕΥΚΑΣΠΙΣ] in exergue. Jameson 810; Boehringer, Essays Thompson pl. 38, 6; SNG ANS 310; Boston MFA 420; Kunstfreund 121; Rizzo pl. XLII, 1; HGC 2, 1364. 3.62g, 17mm, 9h.

Near Very Fine. Rare.

Ex Anders Collection, collector's tickets included.

Estimate: 150 GBP