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Estimate
GBP (£) 1,300 - 1,800
EUR (€) 1,540 - 2,130
USD ($) 1,650 - 2,290

GREEK SYRACUSE - CHARIOTEER TETRADRACHM
(17.38 grams.).

480-475 BC, struck under Gelon. Obv: charioteer driving slow quadriga right, holding kentron and reins; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses. Rev: SV-RA-K-OSION (retrograde), head of Arethusa right, wearing pearl diadem, surrounded by four dolphins swimming clockwise. Very fine.

LITERATURE:
Sear 913.