Sicily, Syracuse, Silver Tetradrachm

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Sicily, Syracuse. Second Democracy (466-405 BC). Silver Tetradrachm, struck circa 466-460 BC. Obverse: Charioteer driving slow quadriga right, Victory above, crowing the horses, Ketos in exergue. Reverse: ΣYRAKOΣIO-N, head of…
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Description

Sicily, Syracuse.

Second Democracy (466-405 BC).

Silver Tetradrachm, struck circa 466-460 BC.

Obverse: Charioteer driving slow quadriga right, Victory above, crowing the horses, Ketos in exergue.
Reverse: ΣYRAKOΣIO-N, head of Arethusa facing right, four dolphins around.

(Boehringer Series XIVa, 483; HGC 2, 1311; SNG ANS 151; SNG Lloyd 1315; Jameson 760).

Good Very Fine. Slight flan flaw on obverse.

17.23g.

Specification

Period466 - 405 BC
Date466-460 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Syracuse

Country

Italy and Sicily

Coin House

Sicily

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Syracuse

ReferencesBoehringer Series XIVa, 483; HGC 2, 1311; SNG ANS 151; SNG Lloyd 1315; Jameson 760.
Weight17.23 g

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