Ancient Coins: GREEK SILVER: Sicily, Syracuse, ex: MM, 1966

Sicily, Syracuse, ex: MM, 1966
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Sicily, Syracuse, ex: MM, 1966

AR Tetradrachm, 17.23g,  23.5mm.  c.480-475 B.C. Charioteer driving quadriga to right; flying nike crowning the lead horse.  Rev.  Diademed head of Arethusa to right with long plaited hair and wearing a broad headband;  ethnic inscription and four dolphins around.  Boehringer 218(dies).   Boston 350(rev. die).  Hirsch 16, Dec. 6, 1906, 261(dies).    Attractive old collection toning and a lovely early style Arethusa head.  

Provenance and Pedigree:
Ex: Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, Auction 32, October 20, 1966, lot 52.  


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Very Fine/good Very Fine $9,750.00

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