SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny , 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 16.94 g, 1 h), circa 475-470. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and the reins in his left; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. Σ-YRΑ-ΚΟΣ-ΙΟΝ Diademed head of Arethusa to right, her hair drawn up at the back and wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming right. Boehringer 301 (V144/R209). Beautifully toned. Traces of overstriking (?) on the obverse and some cleaning marks , otherwise, very fine.
From a European collection, formed before 2005.
|Price realized||380 CHF|
|Starting price||200 CHF|