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ID:     8286
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     The Deinomenid Tyranny (Gelon I, Hieron I)
Date Ruled:     485-466 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     485 - 466 BC
Diameter:     23.9 mm
Weight:     16.92 g
Die Axis:     7.5 h
Obverse die reference:     SNG ANS 82
Reverse die reference:     SNG ANS 83
Obverse Description:     Slow quadriga driven right by male charioteer holding goad, Nike above flying right crowning horses
Reverse Legend:     ΣΥΡ−ΑΚΟ−ΣΙΟ−Ν
Reverse Description:     Artemis-Arethusa right, hair turned up under diadem of beads, four dolphins around
Primary Reference:     SNG ANS 82/83
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=5694