Sicily, Syracuse, Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C190015644 Sold Share
Sicily, Syracuse. Silver Tetradrachm, c. 460-450 BC. Obverse: Quadriga advancing right, Nike flying left, crowning the charioteer, sea serpent below. Reverse:, ΣΥЯΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ, diademed head of Arethusa facing right, surrounded by…
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Description

Sicily, Syracuse.

Silver Tetradrachm, c. 460-450 BC.

Obverse: Quadriga advancing right, Nike flying left, crowning the charioteer, sea serpent below.
Reverse:, ΣΥЯΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ, diademed head of Arethusa facing right, surrounded by four dolphins.

(Boehringer 438 (V. 233/R.314)).

Good Very Fine. Attractively toned. Some pitting on reverse.

16.70g.

Specification

Period c. 460 - 450 BC
Date c. 460-450 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Syracuse

Country

Italy and Sicily

Coin House

Sicily

Metal

Silver

References Boehringer 438 (V. 233/R.314)
Weight 16.70 g

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