Sicily, Syracuse AR Tetradrachm, 450-439 BC

Item Reference: C189NM066152 Sold Share
Sicily, Syracuse, Second Democracy (c. 466-405 BC) Silver Tetradrachm 17.39gm., struck c. 450-439 BC. Obverse: Charioteer driving a slow quadriga right, Nike flying above, to crown the horses, serpent in…
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Description

Sicily, Syracuse, Second Democracy (c. 466-405 BC)

Silver Tetradrachm 17.39gm., struck c. 450-439 BC.

Obverse: Charioteer driving a slow quadriga right, Nike flying above, to crown the horses, serpent in exergue.

Reverse: Head of Artemis-Arethusa facing right, hair enclosed in sakkos, four dolphins surrounding, ΣVRΑKΟΣΙΟΝ.

(Boehringer 559; SNG ANS 181; Pozzi 579 (same dies)).

Nearly Extremely Fine.

Ex Triton XIII, 05/01/2010, Lot #1031 Ex Noble Numismatics Auction 96, 05/04/2011, Lot #4965 Ex New York Sale XXXIV, 06/01/2015, Lot #30

Specification

Periodc 450 - 450 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Demonination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Syracuse, Second Democracy

Country

Italy and Sicily

Coin House

Sicily

Metal

Silver

ReferencesBoehringer 559; SNG ANS 181; Pozzi 579 (same dies).
Weight17.38 g

Provenance

Ex Triton XIII, 05/01/2010, Lot #1031 Ex Noble Numismatics Auction 96, 05/04/2011, Lot #4965 Ex New York Sale XXXIV, 06/01/2015, Lot #30

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