Lotto 113:
Sicily. Syracuse. Second Democracy (466-405 BC). AR Tetradrachm, c. 450 BC. Obv. Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying right with wings spread, crowning horses with wreath; in exergue, ketos right. Rev. Head of Arethusa right, wearing hoop earring and necklace, hair bound in thick band and protruding in a bunch above; ΣVRΑKΟΣΙΟΝ and four dolphins around. HGC 2 1311; Boehringer 536; Cf. SNG ANS 171; Rizzo pl. XXXVII, 9 (these dies); SNG Lloyd 1323 (these dies). AR. 17.34 g. 25.00 mm. A wonderful portrait of finest classical style. Delicate patina with warm underlying luster. Good VF.
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