SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 16.82 g, 2 h), in the style of Eukleidas, c. 405-400. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in both, driving fast quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with wreath held in both hands; in exergue, dolphin left (here off flan). Rev. [ΣYPAKOΣIΩN] Head of Arethousa left, hair bound with sphendone over which several tresses fly back, wearing double-loop earring and plain necklace with frontal pendant; around, four dolphins. Tudeer 104. Rizzo pl. XXXXVIII, 16. SNG ANS 300. Struck from a worn obverse die and slightly off center, otherwise, about very fine.
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