Ancient Coins: GREEK SILVER: 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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