Sicily, Syracuse

4,500.00

1 in stock

SKU: 1392 Category: Tags: , , , ,

Description

Deinomenid tyranny, circa 478-475 BC. AR tetradrachm, 16.7 gr., 23.9 mm.

Obv: charioteer driving quadriga walking to the right, holding kentron and reins; above: Nike flying to the right, crowning the horses.

Rev: ΣYRΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ; head of Arethusa to the right, wearing tania and pearl necklace; around: four dolphins swimming to the right.

Ref: Boehringer 328.

Well struck and attractive. Extremely fine.