Leontini, Silver Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C212021063 In Stock Share
Sicily, Leontini (c. 476-466 BC). Silver Tetradrachm, Obverse: Charioteer driving a fast quadriga right, Nike flying above, crowning the horses. Reverse: ΛΕΟΝΤΙΝΟΝ, head of a roaring lion right, surrounded by…
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Description

Sicily, Leontini (c. 476-466 BC).

Silver Tetradrachm,

Obverse: Charioteer driving a fast quadriga right, Nike flying above, crowning the horses.
Reverse: ΛΕΟΝΤΙΝΟΝ, head of a roaring lion right, surrounded by four grains of barley.

(Dewing 619; SNG Lloyd 1043; SNG Oxford 1771).

Nearly Extremely Fine. Rare.

16.97g.

Specification

Period c. 476 - 466 BC
Date c. 476-466 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Leontini

Country

Italy and Sicily

Coin House

Sicily

Metal

Silver

References Dewing 619; SNG Lloyd 1043; SNG Oxford 1771
Weight 16.97 g

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