Sicily, Syracuse, Arethusa AR Tetradrachm, 485-479 BC
City/Region:
Sicily, Syracuse
Denomination:
Tetradrachm
Composition:
Silver
Date:
485-479 BC
Obverse:
Slow quadriga driven right by male charioteer holding goad; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses
Reverse:
SVRAKOSION. Large head of Artemis-Arethusa right, hair slightly waved and turned up behind under diadem of beads; four dolphins around
Size:
25mm
Grade:
Choice gVF
References:
Boehringer 64; similar to Sear 913

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Impressive grade with deep attractive toning. A fine example of classical numismatic art at its finest