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SINCONA Auction 51 (1/3)  -  23.10.2018 13:00
Ancient Coins, World Gold Coins and Medals

Lot 2016
SICILY. Leontinoi. Tetradrachm shortly after 480 BC. Dies by the Demareteion Master. Slow quadriga to right, Nike crowning the standing driver who holds branch in right hand, in exergue a lion running to right Rv. ΛΕΟ - ΝΤΙΝ - Ο - Ν Head of Apollo to right wearing laurel wreath, his hair is combed over the forehead and tied in back of head, below the head, a lion running to right, three laurel leaves in field. 17.28 g. Rizzo Pl. 22, 14 (= Hirmer 19 and pl. 6 below: identical dies). Chantraine Pl. 1, 5. Ross Holloway Pl. 1, 4. Schwabacher Pl. 6 middle. SNG ANS 217. SNG München 549. Of the highest rarity. Nice old patina and fine style. Good very fine. (~€ 26315/USD 30305) Ex auction Hess/Leu 31, Lucerne December 6, 1966, and ex auction Naville-Ars Classica 15, 1930, lot 291, and ex Gutekunst Collection, auction Jacob Hirsch 1912, lot 163. C. M. Kraay, Kraay-Hirmer, Greek Coins (1966) p. 88. suggests as date of the Demareteion issues the year 466, when the tyrants were driven from Syracuse.
; COINS OF THE GREEK WORLD; SICILY; Leontinoi
; COINS OF THE GREEK WORLD; SICILY; Leontinoi
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