18 December 2022
SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.09 g, 9 h), circa 420-415. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in left, driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying left, crowning charioteer with wreath. Rev. ΣV-ΡΑΚΟΣ-Ι-ΟΝ Head of Arethusa to right, hair bound in sphendone; four dolphins around. Boehringer 712 (V347/R481). SNG ANS 239 (same obverse die). Struck from a worn obverse die, otherwise, very fine.