SYRACUSE SECOND DEMOCRACY SILVER TETRADRACHM – TOP GRADED SPECIMEN OF THIS CHARIOTEER/ARETHUSA EMISSION – MINT STATE NGC GRADED GREEK SICILY COIN (Inv. 14981)
SICILY. SYRACUSE. Second Democracy.
Silver Tetradrachm, 17.35 g, 24 mm, 12h, struck ca. 450-440 BC.
Obv. Charioteer driving quadriga right, Nike flying above right and crowning his horses, Ketos right in exergue.
Rev. Head of Arethusa right, four dolphins around.
Boehringer 571. Jameson 769. SNG ANS 184; HGC 2, 1311.
Ex Freeman & Sear, Manhattan Sale III, 1/3/2012, lot 73; Harlan J. Berk 99, 9/25/1997, lot 80.
NGC graded MINT STATE, Strike 4/5, Surface 5/5, an exceptional high-grade coin, currently the top graded piece of 17 specimens evaluated by NGC.