23 October 2022
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 16.79 g, 3 h), circa 440-430. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in both, driving fast quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with wreath; in exergue, ketos left. Rev. ΣYPAKOΣION Head of Arethousa to right, hair tied at top of head in a knot, wearing small hook earring and necklace; behind neck, A; around, four dolphins clockwise. Boehringer 597 (V295/R404). Pozzi 584 (same dies). SNG ANS 195 (same dies). Well centered. Nearly very fine.