23 October 2022
Extremely Rare With Quadriga to Left
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.65 g, 5 h). Charioteer driving slow quadriga walking to left, holding kentron in right hand and reins in left; above, Nike flying left to crown horses. Rev. ΣVΡΑ-ΚΟΣ-ΙΟ-Ν Head of Arethusa to right, wearing necklace and pearl diadem, her hair raised in the back and folded beneath the diadem down behind; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise. Boehringer 83 (V40/R54). Jameson 1906 (same dies). SNG ANS -. Extremely rare with quadriga to left. Very fine.