Dies signed by Eumenes and Eukleidas
SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.31 g, 7 h), signed by the engravers Eumenes on obverse and Eukleidas on the reverse, circa 400 BC. Quadriga galloping to left with its male driver, holding the reins with both hands and a goad in his right, crowned by Nike, flying to right above, with a wreath held in both of her hands; in the exergue, ΕYΜΗΝΟY. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟ[ΣΙΟΝ] Head of Arethusa to right, her hair bound tightly around her head, wearing a double-curved earring and a simple necklace with a pendant; below chin, EYKΛ/EIΔA in two lines on diptych; around head, four dolphins swimming, two clockwise, and two anticlockwise. BMC 193. HGC 2, 1328. Rizzo pl 42, 13. SNG ANS 259. SNG Lloyd 1368 (same dies). SNG ANS 259. Tudeer (FB) 24e (V9/R16, this coin). Good very fine.
From the Collection I, USA, acquired from Leu Numismatics, Zurich, in January 2006.
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