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SICILY, Syracuse. Hieron I. 478-466 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 16.89 g, 4h). Struck circa 478-475 BC. Charioteer driving slow quadriga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses with wreath / Diademed head of Arethousa right, wearing single-pendant earring and necklace; ΣVRA-KO-ΣIO-N and four dolphins around. Boehringer 189 (V85/R129); BMFA 348 (same dies); SNG ANS 60 (same dies); HGC 2, 1306. Good VF, toned.


Ex Classical Numismatic Group 78 (14 May 2008), lot 219; Schweizerischer Bankverein 29 (28 January 1992), lot 47.