Ancient Coinage of Syracuse, Sicily, Deinomenid


[Boehringer 81]

The Deinomid Tyranny of Gelon and Heiron I in Syracuse, 485-466 BC.

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Boehringer 41Syracuse, Sicily, AR tetradrachm, Deinomenid Tyranny. 485-466 BC. Struck under Gelon, ca. 485-480 BC. Charioteer driving quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN (with Koppa instead of K), diademed head of Arethusa right; four dolphins around. Boehringer series IV, 41 (die pair V26/R25); SNG ANS 7-8; Weber 1550 (same dies).TextImage
Boehringer 81Syracuse, Sicily AR Tetradrachm. ca 476/5-470 BC. Charioteer driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying right to crown horses / ΣYΡAK-OΣ-IO-N, head of Arethusa right, in pearl necklace & pearl diadem under which hair tucked up behind, four dolphins around. TextImage
Boehringer 110Syracuse. c480-475 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Charioteer driving quadriga right, holding kentron; Nike flying above, crowning horses / diademed Head of Arethusa right, four dolphins around. TextImage
Boehringer 121Syracuse, Sicily AR Tetradrachm, 485-466 BC. 20mm, 17.33 g. Deinomenid Tyranny. Struck under Hieron I. Charioteer driving quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses / ΣYΡAKO-ΣIO-N, diademed head of Arethusa right, wearing necklace, diadem made of a ribbon instead of a band of pearls, four dolphins around. Boehringer 121; SNG ANS 32; Weber 1554.TextImage
Boehringer 122Syracuse, Sicily AR Tetradrachm, 485-466 BC. 23mm, 17.31 g. Deinomenid Tyranny. Struck under Hieron I. Charioteer driving quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses / ΣYΡAKOΣIO-N, diademed head of Arethusa right, wearing necklace, four dolphins around. Boehringer 122; SNG ANS 32; SNG Lockett 784.TextImage
Boehringer 127Syracuse, Sicila. AR Tetradrachm. 485-479 BC. Struck under the Deinomenid Tyranny of Gelon and Heiron I. Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding kentron and reins, Nike flying right above, crowning horses. Testcut / ΣYΡAKOΣION, head of Arethusa right, pearls in hair and wearing necklace, her long hair falling straight down behind the neck, all surrounded by four dolphins. Boehringer 127.TextImage
Boehringer 137Syracuse, Sicily. ca 480-475 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins with left; Nike flying above crowning horses / ΣVΡAKOΣI-O-N, head of Arethusa right, in a pearl diadem, surrounded by four dolphins swimming clockwise. TextImage
Boehringer 177cfSyracuse, Sicily AR Tetradrachm. ca 467-460 BC. Slow quadriga right, above Nike flying right to crown horses / Head of Arethusa right, in pearl necklace & beaded diadem under which hair tucked up behind, four dolphins around. TextImage
Boehringer 195Syracuse, Sicily. Ca. 472-ca. 466/5 BC. Silver tetradrachm (17.16 gm). Charioteer driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying right to crown horses / ΣYΡA-KOΣ-IO-N, head of Arethusa right, in pearl necklace & pearl diadem, beaded hair tied in queue at back of neck, four dolphins. Boehringer 195 (V87/R134). Obverse struck from worn die. Good extremely fine with an exquisite archaic head TextImage
Boehringer 209Syracuse, Sicily AR Tetradrachm. ca 472-465 BC. Slow quadriga right, above Nike flying right to crown horses / Head of Arethusa right, in double diadem, hair in queue at back of neck, four dolphins around. TextImage
Boehringer 231Syracuse, Sicily AR tetradrachm. Slow quadriga right, above Nike flying right to crown horses / Head of Arethusa right, in double diadem, hair tucked up behind under diadem, four dolphins around. TextImage
Boehringer 264Syracuse, Sicily AR Obol. 480-470 BC. Head of Arethusa right / Wheel with 4 spokes. TextImage
Boehringer 265cfSyracuse, Sicily. c478-472 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, kentron in right hand, Nike flying above crowning horses / Diademed head of Arethusa right, surrounded by four dolphins swimming clockwise. TextImage
Boehringer 271Syracuse, Sicily AE AR Pentonkion. 5th Century BC. Female head right/ five pellets. TextImage
Boehringer 274Syracuse AR Tetradrachm. Ca 470-ca. 460 BC. Charioteer driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying right to crown horses / ΣYΡAKO-ΣI-ON, head of Arethusa right, in necklace & pearl diadem under which hair tucked up behind, four dolphins around. Randazzo 454. TextImage
Boehringer 316Syracuse, Sicily AR Tetradrachm. Charioteer driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying right to crown horses / ΣY-ΡAK-OΣ-ION (Ρ inverted), head of Arethusa right, in pearl necklace, hoop earring with pendant, & pearl diadem under which hair tucked up behind, four dolphins around. TextImage
Boehringer 320Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny AR Tetradrachm. Struck circa 474-470 BC. Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding kentron & reins; Nike flying above & crowning horses / Diademed head of Arethusa right, surrounded by four dolphins swimming clockwise. Randazzo 487. TextImage
Boehringer 329ESyracuse, Sicily AR Tetradrachm. ca 478-472 BC. Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; Nike flying above & crowning horses / Diademed head of Arethusa right; four dolphins swimming clockwise around. TextImage
Boehringer 345Syracuse, Sicily, AR tetradrachm. Deinomenid Tyranny. Struck under Hieron I, ca. 475-470 BC. Charioteer driving slow quadriga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses with wreath / ΣVΡA-KOΣ-ION (retrograde), diademed head of Arethusa right, wearing single pendant earring and necklace, hair in sakkos in horizontal lines, all surrounded by four dolphins. Boehringer 345 (V170/R243); SNG ANS 110 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 1298; SNG Fitzwilliam 1190 (same dies).TextImage
Boehringer 347Syracuse, Sicily AR Tetradrachm. ca 467-460 BC. Slow quadriga right, above Nike flying right to crown horses / Head of Arethusa right, in wire necklace, hoop earring with pendant, & beaded diadem under which hair tucked up behind. TextImage
Boehringer 364Syracuse, Sicily AR Obol. ca 480-470 BC. Head of Arethusa right / wheel with 4 spokes. TextImage
Boehringer 408Syracuse, Time of Gelon, AR Tetradrachm. ΣVPAKOΣION,Arethusa right, hair bound up, 4 dolphins around / charioteer driving quadriga walking right, Nike flying above crowning horses. TextImage
Pozzi_554Syracuse, Sicily AR Tetradrachm. ca 485-479 BC. Slow quadriga right, Nike above / Small head of Arethusa right surrounded by dolphins. TextImage
Randazzo 298Syracuse. Time of Gelon and Hieron. 480-475 BC. AR Tetradrachm (17.38 grams). Quadriga, Nike above crowning horses / ΣYΡAKOΣION, Arethusa right, dolphins around. SNGCop 622v. TextImage
Randazzo 427Syracuse, Sicily, Deinomenid Tyranny AR Tetradrachm. Struck circa 478-472 BC. Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; Nike flying above & crowning horses / Diademed head of Arethusa right, surrounded by four dolphins swimming clockwise. Boehringer -, ANS -. TextImage
SNGANS 6Syracuse, Sicily, Deinomenid Tyranny AR Tetradrachm. Struck circa 485-480 BC. ΣVP-A, charioteer driving slow quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer / ΣVR-AKO-ΣI-ON, head of Arethusa right surrounded by four dolphins swimming clockwise. TextImage
SNGANS 11Syracuse, Sicily. ca 484-483 BC. AR Didrachm. Nude horseman right, with a second riderless horse at side / ΣV-ΡAΘ-OΣI-ON, diademed head of Arethusa right; four dolphins around swimming clockwise. Boehringer 51. TextImage
SNGANS 15Syracuse, Sicily. ca 482 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins with left; Nike flying above crowning horses / ΣV-ΡAK-O-Σ-ION, diademed head of Arethusa right, in a necklace; four dolphins around swimming clockwise. TextImage
SNGANS 26Syracuse, Sicily. Circa 480 BC. AR Didrachm. Nude horseman riding right, second horse behind / ΣYΡA-KOΣ-ION, diademed head of Arethusa right, surrounded by three dolphins swimming clockwise. TextImage
SNGANS 31Syracuse, Sicily. Circa 480-475 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins with left; Nike flying above crowning horses / ΣVΡAKOΣI-O-N, head of Arethusa right, wearing a pearl diadem, surrounded by four dolphins swimming clockwise. TextImage
SNGANS 33Syracuse, Sicily. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Struck under Hieron I, circa 478-475 BC. Charioteer driving quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses / Diademed head of Arethusa right; four dolphins around. Boehringer 123. TextImage
SNGANS 40Syracuse, Sicily AR Tetradrachm. ca 480-475 BC. Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; Nike flying above crowning horses / Diademed head of Arethusa right; four dolphins around swimming clockwise. Boehringer 144. TextImage
SNGANS 53Syracuse, Sicily. Circa 480-475 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; Nike flying above and crowning horses / Diademed head of Arethusa right; four dolphins swimming around. TextImage
SNGANS 530Syracuse, Sicily AE18. Late 5th Century BC. Wreathed head of Persephone left / Forepart of Pegasos left. TextImage
SNGANS 62Syracuse, Sicily AR Tetradrachm. ca 480-475 BC. Charioteer driving quadriga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; Nike flying above crowning horses / Diademed head of Arethusa right, surrounded by four dolphins swimming clockwise. Randazzo 358. TextImage
SNGANS 64Syracuse, Sicily AR Tetradrachm. Rule of the Tyrant Gelon, 480-475 BC. Charioteer in biga right being crowned by Nike / Head of Artemis Arethusa right surrounded by four dolphins. TextImage
SNGANS 72Syracuse, Sicily, Deinomenid Tyranny AR Tetradrachm. Struck circa 478-475 BC. Charioteer driving slow quadriga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; above, Nike flying right, crowning horses / ΣVRA-KOΣI-O-N, diademed head of Arethusa right, surrounded by four dolphins swimming clockwise. Boehringer Series IX, 213. TextImage
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SNGANS 94Syracuse. Circa 478-472 BC. AR Drachm (4.07 gm). Nude rider on horseback trotting right / Diademed head of Arethusa right. Boehringer 282. TextImage
SNGANS 105Syracuse, Sicily AR Tetradrachm. ca 474-470 BC. Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; Nike flying above & crowning horses / Diademed head of Arethusa right, four dolphins around swimming clockwise. Boehringer 328. TextImage
SNGANS 116Syracuse, Sicily AR Obol. Circa 485-479 BC. Diademed head of Arethusa right, in necklace / Wheel. Boehringer Group III 289. TextImage
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SNGCop 633Syracuse, Sicily. 485-478 BC. Silver Obol, 9mm (0.64 gm). Archaic head of Arethusa-Artemis, right / wheel.TextImage
Sear #913Syracuse AR Tetradrachm. Struck under Gelon, 480-475 BC. ΣYΡAKOΣION, head of Artemis-Arethusa right, four dolphins around / quadriga driven to the right by a male charioteer, Nike flying above, crowning the horses with a wreath.
(4 examples)
Sear #917Syracuse, Sicily, AR Obol. c 480 BC. Head of Arethusa right, hair turned up under diadem of beads / Wheel with four spokes.
(8 examples)
Sear #922Syracuse, Sicily, AR Obol. Struck under Gelon, ca 465 BC. Wreathed head of Arethusa right, hair bound in sakkos / Σ-Y-Ρ-A in the sections of a four-spoked wheel.
(5 examples)
Sear #929Syracuse, Sicily, AR Litra. c 450 BC, ΣYΡA retrograde, head of Arethusa right, hair bound in sakkos / Octopus. BMC 50.
(9 examples)
Sear #930Syracuse, Sicily AR Pentonkion or Obol. ca 474 BC. Head of Artemis or Arethusa with hair turned up under diadem of beads / wheel of four spokes. TextImage
See also:Entry for Deinomenid on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Deinomenid in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Deinomenid in the ANS Database
Search for Deinomenid in the RPC IV (Antonines) database at the Ashmolean Museum

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