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Sicily, Syracuse AR Tetradrachm. Second Democracy, circa 450-440 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving slow quadriga right; Nike flying to right above, crowning horses, ketos in exergue / Head of Arethusa right, wearing earring, necklace and headband; ΣΥRAΚΟΣΙΟΝ and four dolphins around. Boehringer 554 (V282/R385); SNG ANS 180 (same obverse die); Rizzo plate 37, 13 (same obverse die). 17.35g, 26mm, 2h.

Extremely Fine; very difficult to find in this grade. Struck from dies of wonderful style on sound metal. Rare.

Privately purchased from Numismatica Ars Classica, 13 January 2011.

Sicily, Syracuse AR Tetradrachm. (rxiv62)

Price: £7,368.00

  • US $9,716.92
  • EUR €8,266.16
  • AUD $12,425.40
  • CHF 9,576.19
  • CAD $12,269.93
  • (Rates for 23/10/2017)
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