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ID:     12637
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Second Democracy
Date Ruled:     466-406 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     430 - 420 BC
Diameter:     25 mm
Weight:     16.898 g
Die Axis:     9 h
Obverse Description:     Slow quadriga driven right by male charioteer holding kentron and reins, Nike above flying right crowning horses
Reverse Legend:     ΣΥΡΑΚΟ[ΣΙΟΝ]
Reverse Description:     Head of Arethusa right, earring, necklace, hair tied with ribbon around four times; four dolphins swimming around
Mint Mark:     Syracuse
Primary Reference:     Boehringer 675
Reference2:     BMC 122
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=10795