Illustrated in Tudeer and from Hirsch VII, 1902, 137
SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.02 g, 8 h), signed by the engravers Euth… on the obverse and Eumenes on the reverse, circa 415-405. Winged Eros driving fast quadriga to right; above, Nike flying to left, crowning him; in exergue, Skylla swimming to right, holding trident over her left shoulder and pointing to right; behind Skylla, dolphin swimming to right; over Skylla's extended hand (here off the flan), EYΘ. Rev. ΣYPAKO-ΣIΩN Head of Arethusa to left, wearing grain wreath and necklace with a lion's head pendant; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise; below neck truncation, EYM. Gulbenkian 279 (same dies). Jameson 976. Kraay & Hirmer 103 (same dies). Rizzo pl. 43, 11 (same dies). SNG ANS 273 (same dies). Tudeer (FB) 46k (V15/R28 this coin). Fine old cabinet tone. Struck on a tight flan with some flan faults on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
From the Collection I, USA, ex Gemini IV, January 2008 54, Berk BBS 110, 8 September 1999, 113, Münzen und Medaillen 79, 28 February 1994, 177, Hirsch VIII, 18 May 1903, 989 and Hirsch VII, 2 June 1902, 137.
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