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SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.45 g, 6 h), circa 475-470. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and the reins in his left; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΑΚΟΣ-Ι-ΟΝRΣY Diademed head of Arethusa to right, her hair drawn up at the back and wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming right. Boehringer 257 (V116/R259). Minor die break on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
From a European collection, formed before 2005.