SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 22 mm, 17.06 g, 12 h), circa 475-470. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and the reins in his left; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣYRΑ-ΚΟΣΙ-ΟΝ Diademed head of Arethusa to right, her hair drawn up at the back and wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming right. Boehringer - (V109/-). Struck from somewhat worn dies, otherwise, fine.
From a European collection, formed before 2005.