Lot 17 – Sicile – Syracuse – Hieron II (274-216) – Décadrachme de 60 litrae (c.220-217)

Lot 17 – Sicile – Syracuse – Hieron II (274-216) – Décadrachme de 60 litrae (c.220-217)
Monnaies Grecques
Gold
Prix réalisé
70’000 CHF
Estimation
32’000 CHF
Date de vente
Sat 28 Jan 2023 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
Sicile – Syracuse Hieron II (274-216) Décadrachme de 60 litrae (c.220-217) Rarissime et magnifique exemplaire. Manque à tous les ouvrages, probablement unique. Exemplaire de la collection Michel Eddé. 4.25g – SNG ANS manque – Gulbenkian manque Superbe à FDC – NGC CHOICE AU (3/5 et 4/5) The tyrant Hieron II, who claimed the tyrant Gelon as his ancestor and had married the daughter of a Syracusan aristocrat, was named king after winning an important battle in 275 BC against the Mamertines. He then ruled for 55 years and was held in high regard.
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