SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 17.39 g, 11 h), c. 460-450. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and the reins in both; above, Nike flying left to crown the driver; in exergue, ketos to right. Rev. ΣΥRΑΚΟΣ - Ι - Ο - Ν Diademed head of Arethusa to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming to right. Boehringer 492 (V259/R348). Lightly toned, lustrous, well-centered and sharply struck. Obverse struck from a very slightly worn die, otherwise, good extremely fine.
From the Comery Collection, Roma 5, 23 March 2013, 122.
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