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SICILY - SYRACUSE Reign of Denys...

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SICILY - SYRACUSE Reign of Denys 406-367
Head of the nymph Arethusa on the left, crowned with reeds. She is adorned with triple dangling earrings and a pearl necklace. Around the rim four dolphins and legend ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ. Traces of signature below dolphin below neck. R/. Quadriga of horses led at a gallop by an charioteer. Niké flying above crowns the charioteer. In exergue, cuirass between two cnemids, shield, spear, Athenian helmet.
♦ Rizzo 54.9; Pozzi 617; BMC 186
Attic silver decadrachm of Evainetes.(42.15 g)
Rare. Beautiful gray patina. Very nice.

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