Greek Silver & Bronze Coins
SICILY, Syracuse, Second Democracy, (c.466-405 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (17.24 g), obv. slow quadriga driven to right by male charioteer holding kentron in right hand and reins in both hands, above Nike flying right crowning horses, rev. **SU*R**AKOSI ON* around to right, head of Arethusa to right, hair in ornamented sakkos, four dolphins clockwise around, (cf.S.914, Boehringer Series XX 644 [obverse 327/reverse 443, SNG ANS 209 [same dies], BMC 113 [same dies]). Attractively toned, good very fine, has been overstruck, rare.
Ex CNG 87, lot 230. Previously Numismatica Ars Classica R (17 May 2007), lot 1085; New York Sale V (16 January 2003), lot 46; G. Hirsch 82 (13 February 1973), lot 24.
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SICILY, Syracuse, Second Democracy, (c.466-405 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (17.24 g), obv. slow quadriga driven to ...