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589956. Sold For $9500

SICILY, Syracuse. Hieron I. 478-466 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.16 g, 1h). Struck circa 478-475 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left, driving quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses with open wreath held in both hands / Head of Arethousa right, wearing pearl tainia and necklace; ΣVRAKO-ΣI-ON and four dolphins around. Boehringer Series VIIIb, 162 (V72/R107); HGC 2, 1306; McClean 2605 (same dies); Pozzi 563 (same dies). Attractively toned. Good VF.

Ex Peus 334 (4 November 1992), lot 145.