SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.82 g, 10 h), c. 466-460. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and the reins in both; above, Nike flying left to crown the charioteer; in exergue, ketos to right. Rev. ΣΥRΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Diademed head of Arethusa to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming right. Boehringer 492 (V259/R348). SNG ANS 157 (same obverse die) and 154 (same reverse die). SNG Delepierre 636 (same reverse die). Flan flaw on obverse, scratch on cheek, otherwise, very fine.
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