Syracuse. Tetradrachm circa 405-400, AR 17.41 g. Prancing quadriga driven l. by charioteer holding reins and kentron; above, Nike flying r. to crown him. In exergue, ear of barley. Rev. ΣΥPAKOΣΙΩ – N Head of Arethusa l., wearing sphendone, triple-pendant earring and necklace. Around, four dolphins, the lower one of them emerging from the sphendone. SNG Lloyd 1395 (these dies). Tudeer 84. Coins, Artists, and Tyrants 84 (O31/R56).
Rare. Lovely iridescent tone and about extremely fine
Privately purchased from the web shop of CNG (inventory number 823322)
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