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Syracuse, Sicily, Deinomenid Tyranny (time of Gelon and Hieron), c. 480/478 - 472 B.C.
Certificate of Authenticity issued by David R. Sear.
From the height of Syracuse preeminence amongst the Sicilian Greeks, shortly after the great victory over the Carthaginian invaders at Himera in 480 B.C.
SH10018. Silver tetradrachm
group 3, 177 (V78/R122) and pl. 7, SNG ANS
88, SGCV 914 var., gF (conservative Sear
16.85g, maximum diameter
22.90mm, die axis
driven right by male charioteer holding goad, Nike
above flying right crowning horses; reverse
ΣYPAKOΣION, Artemis-Arethusa right, hair slightly waved in front turned up under diadem of beads, surrounded by four dolphins swimming clockwise; SOLD
Catalog current as of Thursday, May 23, 2019.
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