SICILY, Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 16.92 g 3), struck under Gelon I, 485-79. Male charioteer, wearing a long chiton and holding a goad in his right hand and the reins in both, driving a walking quadriga to right; above Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVRΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Head of Arethusa to right, wearing necklace and pearl diadem, and with her hair tied in a krobylos that is bound up and falls over her diadem; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise. Boehringer 72 (V35/R47). SNG ANS 18 (same dies). Good fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF