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ID:     10019
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Second Democracy
Date Ruled:     466-406 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     c. 460-450 B.C. BC
Diameter:     27 mm
Weight:     16.9 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Obverse slow quadriga driven right by male charioteer holding goad, Nike above flying right crowning horses
Reverse Legend:     ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ
Reverse Description:     Artemis-Arethusa right, hair waived bound with diadem of beads and rolled behind, surrounded by four dolphins swimming clockwise
Primary Reference:     Boehringer group 4, 14-15
Reference2:     SNG ANS 165
Reference3:     SGCV 924 var.
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=344