SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 3.77 g, 3 h), struck circa 485-470. Nude horseman riding to right. Rev. ΣYRAKOΣION Head of Arethusa to right, wearing necklace and pearl diadem, her hair tied up in a krobylos that is bound up and falls over the diadem. Boehringer 281 (O130/R194). BMFA 352 (same dies). HGC 2, 1360. Rough, corroded surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF