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ID:     10020
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     The Deinomenid Tyranny (Gelon I, Hieron I)
Date Ruled:     485-466 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     c. 480 BC
Diameter:     22.6 mm
Weight:     17.1 g
Die Axis:     7.5 h
Obverse Description:     Slow quadriga driven right by male charioteer holding goad, Nike above flying right crowning horses
Reverse Legend:     ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ
Reverse Description:     Artemis-Arethusa right, hair turned up under diadem of beads, four dolphins around
Primary Reference:     Boehringer group 3,8
Reference2:     SNG ANS 48
Reference3:     SGCV 913 var.
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=345