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Greek silver tetradrachm of Syracuse (Sicily)
GREEK SILVER TETRADRACHM OF SYRACUSE (SICILY), CA. 478-475 BC

Sicily, Syracuse. Hieron I, Tyrant, 478-467 BC
Silver tetradrachm.
Struck ca. 478-475 BC.
Diameter: 24 mm.; Weight: 16.64 grams

Obverse: Charioteer driving quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses.

Reverse: Diademed head of Arethousa right; four dolphins around.

Very fine condition.

Ex American private collection.

Cf. C. Arnold-Biucchi. The Randazzo Hoard. ANSNS 18 (1990). No. 368 (same dies).


EV1542
$2,500


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