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Description:

Sicily, Syracuse AR Tetradrachm. Deinomenid Tyranny. Time of Hieron I, circa 480/78-475 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving slow quadriga right, Nike flying above right, crowning horses / Head of Arethusa right, wearing pearl diadem and necklace, ΣVRAKOΣION and four dolphins around. Boehringer 180 (V80/R124); Weber 1560 (same dies); Randazzo 348 (same dies). 17.24g, 25mm, 9h.

Extremely Fine; lustrous.

Ex Roma Numismatics X, 27 September 2015, lot 192.

Lot 80: Sicily, Syracuse AR Tetradrachm.

Auction: Current Auction

Hammer Price: £601.00

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