Syracuse in Sicily. ca. 485 to 479 BC. Silver tetradrachm

Ancient Coins - Syracuse in Sicily. ca. 485 to 479 BC. Silver tetradrachm
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Denomination : silver tetradrachm.  Mint : Syracuse.

Date : Time of Gelon, 485 to 479 BC.

Size
: 22.9 x 24.3 mm  Weight : 17.2 grams.

Reference : Sear-913.

Grade : gVF to aXF, with good metal and a slightly larger than average flan (about 1 mm larger) which allows for nearly the entire obverse design to be visible (at least more than you usually get).  There is a very small corrosiion spot on the horse's shoulder, but it is very minor.

Obverse : Quadriga driven right by a male charioteer holding a goad, with a small figure of Nike flying above.

Reverse : Head of Artemis-Arethusa right, with four dolphines around, with  SURAKOSION to the right and below.  

Price SKU: vcoin4478
US$ 2,850.00
  • € 2,446.77
  • £ 2,144.91
  • AUD 3,836.78
  • CHF 2,822.11
  • CAD 3,782.46

Rates for: 06/22/18

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