Sicily, Syracuse, Silver Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C234000757 Sold Share
Sicily, Syracuse, time of Hieron I (c. 475‑470 BC). Silver Tetradrachm. Obverse: Charioteer driving slow quadriga right, Nike above, crowning the horses. Reverse: ΣVRΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ, head of Arethusa facing right, four…
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Description

Sicily, Syracuse, time of Hieron I (c. 475‑470 BC).

Silver Tetradrachm.

Obverse: Charioteer driving slow quadriga right, Nike above, crowning the horses.
Reverse: ΣVRΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ, head of Arethusa facing right, four dolphins around.

(Boehringer 241; HGC 2, 1307).

Good Very Fine.

17.22g.

Specification

Period c. 485 - 478 BC
Date c. 485-478 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Syracuse

Country

Italy and Sicily

Coin House

Sicily

Metal

Silver

References Boehringer 241; HGC 2, 1307
Weight 17.22 g

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