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Ancient Coinage of Sicily, Syracuse, Dionysios I


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Syracuse, time of Dionysios I, 405-367 BC.

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BMC 166Syracuse, Sicily, AR Hemidrachm. c 410-400 BC. Quadriga right, driven by charioteer, holding goad in right hand, reins in both, horses prancing, Nike flying left, crowning charioteer, two dolphins meeting in ex / head of Artemis-Arethusa left, in sphendone, dolphin downward before, another behind. TextImage
BMC 237Syracuse, time of Dionysios I, 405-395 BC. AR hemilitron. 0.37 gr, 8.20 mm. Head of Arethusa left, grain-ear behind head / SU-RA, four-spoked wheel; two dolphins in lower quarters. SNG ANS 303; Hoover 1392; BMC 237; Sear -.TextImage
Calciati 11Syracuse, Sicily. Circa 410 BC. AE Tetras (4.47 gm). SURA before, diademed & horned head of a river god left / Octopus. SNG ANS 393. TextImage
Calciati 14cficily, Syracuse AE 14mm. ca 400-375 BC. Head of Arethusa left / octopus. SNG ANS 389cf. TextImage
Calciati 14vSicily, Syracuse AE 14mm. ca 400-375 BC. Head of Arethusa left; star behind / octopus. SNG ANS 389cf. TextImage
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Calciati 16Sicily, Syracuse. c415-405 BC. AE 16mm. Signed by Euainetos. Head of nymph left, with hair in sphendone decorated with star; EY behind / Eight point star in quadripartite incuse square. SNG ANS 399; Favorito 74d. TextImage
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Calciati 18Syracuse, Sicily. Circa 415 BC. AE 17mm. Female head left / Incuse square with incuse circle at center, in which star of sixteen rays. SNG ANS 394-397. TextImage
Calciati 19Syracuse, Sicily. ca 410-405 BC. Obverse die signed by Phrygillos. AE Hemilitron. Head of Arethusa left in sphendone signed FRU / SU-RA, four-spoked wheel; two dolphins in lower spaces. SNG ANS 412. TextImage
Calciati 21SICILY, Syracuse. ca 410-405 BC. AE Hemilitron. Head of Arethusa left, ear of grain behind / SU-RA, four-spoked wheel; two dolphins in lower spaces. SNG ANS 403, SNG Cop 696. TextImage
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Calciati 21[7]Syracuse AE hemilitron. c400 BC. Female head left, hair wrapped in sphendone at back of neck, ear of barley behind. / Four-spoked wheel, SU PA in upper two quadrants, two dolphins in lower two quadrants. TextImage
Calciati 22Sicily, Syracuse AE 15. Female head to left, in earrings, hair bound in sphendone / SV-PA & two dolphins in quadrants of wheel with four spokes. TextImage
Calciati 24Syracuse. c400 BC. AE Hemilitron. Head of nymph left, wearing ampyx and sphendone; two leaves behind / Dolphin swimming right over scallop shell. TextImage
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Calciati 29SICILY, Syracuse. Circa 400 BC. AE Tetras. 3/4 facing head of a nymph, head turned slightly left, in necklace / Octopus. SNG ANS 385, SNG Cop 679-680. TextImage
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Calciati 33Syracuse, Sicily. ca 390 BC. AE Drachm SURA, helmeted head of Athena left, in necklace & Corinthian helmet; dolphin downwards behind / Hippocamp left, waves below. TextImage
Calciati 34Sicily, Syracuse AE Hemilitron. After 409 BC. Head of Athena left / Hippocamp left. TextImage
Calciati 35Syracuse, Sicily. After 410 BC. AE 17mm. Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet with coiled serpent / Hippocamp left without bridles. TextImage
Calciati 44Syracuse, Sicily. After 410 BC. AE 19mm. Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet with olive wreath; dolphin before and behind / Hippocamp left; reins trailing. TextImage
Calciati 62Sicily, Syracuse. Circa 395 BC. AE Drachm (28.35 gm). SURA, head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet, olive wreath on bowl / Sea-star between two dolphins. SNG ANS 454ff; Favorito 14. TextImage
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Calciati 62ffSyracuse, Sicily. Circa 395 BC. AE Drachm. SURA, head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet, olive wreath on bowl / Sea-star between two dolphins. TextImage
Calciati 66Syracuse, Sicily. ca 380 BC. AE Drachm. SURA, head of Athena left, in Corinthian helmet decorated with an olive wreath; pellet behind / Sea-star between two dolphins; pellet between dolphins' tails. TextImage
Calciati 76Sicily, Syracuse AE Hemilitron. ca 400 BC. Head Of Athena left / hippocamp flying left. SNG ANS 434. TextImage
Dewing 898ffSyracuse. c405-400 BC. AR Dekadrachm. Reverse die signed by Euainetos. Charioteer driving galloping quadriga left holding kentron; Nike above crowning charioteer; armor & spear in ex / Wreathed head of Arethusa left, four dolphins around; AE before, EY-AINE below. TextImage
Dewing 907Syracuse. c405-400 BC. AR Dekadrachm. Charioteer driving galloping quadriga left, holding kentron; Nike above crowning charioteer; armor & spear in ex / Wreathed head of Arethusa left, four dolphins round; shell behind. TextImage
Jameson_837Syracuse, Sicily. Circa 405 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Unsigned reverse die by Parmenides. Charioteer driving galloping quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in both; Nike flying above & crowning charioteer, grain ear in exergue / SURA[KOSI]WN, head of Arethusa left, in ampyx & sphendone, surrounded by four dolphins swimming. TextImage
McClean_2724Sicily, Syracuse, AR Hemidrachm. Circa 399-387. SURAKOSION, head of Arethusa left with hair in sphendone, dolphin on either sides / Charioteer in a quadriga galloping right, Nike flying left above, two dolphins in ex. TextImage
SNGANS 293Syracuse AR Litra. From the period of the master die-engravers, c. 405-395 BC, unsigned work of Phrygillos, ...YPAKO...ION Head of Artemis-Arethusa left, wearing sphendone, dolphin behind / Cuttle-fish, star to left on head, two tentacles clasped in a knot. TextImage
SNGANS 296Syracuse, Sicily. Dionysios I. 405-367 BC. AR Tetradrachm. ca 405-395 BC. Charioteer driving quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer; in exergue, dolphin left / Head of Arethusa left; four dolphins around. Tudeer 89. TextImage
SNGANS 297Syracuse, Sicily. c405-395 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Charioteer driving galloping quadriga left, holding kentron; Nike above crowning charioteer, dolphin swimming left in ex / Head of Arethusa left, 4 dolphins around. TextImage
SNGANS 301Syracuse, Sicily, AR Hemilitron (0.39g). c 400 BC, Head of Arethusa left, hair restrained in back by an open weave sakkos / Wheel, SY PA & two dolphins in compartments. TextImage
SNGANS 304Syracuse, Sicily. ca 410-405 BC. Reverse die signed by Eumenos. AR Drachm. LEV-K-A-S-GIS, Leukaspis with sword & shield attacking right; EY in ex / SV-P-A-K-OSION, head of Arethusa right, four dolphins around; EYMENOY below. TextImage
SNGANS 316Syracuse, Sicily. Time of Dionysios I AV 10 Litrae - Didrachm (10mm, 0.66 gm). Struck circa 406-405 BC. SURA (retrograde), head of Athena left in crested Attic helmet / Aegis with gorgoneion in center. TextImage
SNG ANS 319cfSyracuse, Sicily, AE16. ca 405-400 BC. Compact head of Arethusa left, in necklace & triple-pendant earring, star ornamented on back of stephane / Star at center of quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
SNG ANS 341Syracuse. 405-400 BC. Time of Dionysius I. SYRA, head of the river-god Assinaros left, grain of corn behind head / SYRAKOYSIWN, free horse prancing right. SNG ANS 341; Boston 436. Weber 1610; Hoover 1281; Sear 951 var (symbol).TextImage
SNG ANS 351Sicily, Syracuse. c405 BC. AV 20 Litrae - Tetradrachm. Head of a young Herakles left, in lion's skin headdress / Quadripartite incuse square; small female head in deeper incuse circle, S-U-R-A in each quarter. TextImage
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SNG ANS 358Sicily, Syracuse, Dionysios I AR Dekadrachm. Unsigned dies by Kimon, struck circa 405-400 BC. Charioteer driving fast quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer; below heavy exergual line, a military harness, shield, greaves, cuirass, & Attic helmet, all connected by a horizontal spear; AQLA below / SURAKOSIWN, head of Arethusa left, in single-pendant earring and necklace, hair restrained at the back of her head in an open-weave sakkos; surrounded by four swimming dolphins. TextImage
SNG ANS 360Sicily, Syracuse. a 405-400 BC. Unsigned dies by Kimon. AR Dekadrachm. Charioteer driving galloping quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; Nike flying above & crowning charioteer; below heavy exergual line: a military harness, shield, greaves, cuirass & Attic helmet all connected by a horizontal spear, AQLA below / SURAK-OSIW, head of Arethusa left, in single-pendant earring & necklace, hair restrained at back of head in an open weave sakkos; all surrounded by four dolphins swimming. TextImage
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SNGANS 362Sicily, Syracuse, Dionysios I AR Dekadrachm. Reverse die signed by Euainetos, struck circa 405-400 BC. Charioteer driving fast quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer; below heavy exergual line, a military harness, shield, greaves, cuirass, & Attic helmet, all connected by a horizontal spear; [AQLA] below / SU-RA-K-O-SIWN, wreathed head of Arethusa left, wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace; surrounded by four swimming dolphins; [E]Y-[AI]NE below lower dolphin. SNGCop 689. TextImage
SNGANS 363Syracuse, Sicily. ca 405-400 BC. Reverse die signed by Euainetos. AR Dekadrachm . Charioteer driving galloping quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; Nike flying above & crowning charioteer; below heavy exergual line: a military harness, shield, greaves, cuirass & Attic helmet all connected by a horizontal spear, [AQLA] below / SU-[RA-K-O-SIW] above, wreathed head of Persephone-Kore left, in triple-pendant earring & necklace, surrounded by four dolphins swimming; signed [EY-AINE] below lower dolphin. TextImage
SNGANS 365Sicily, Syracuse. ca 405-400 BC. Reverse die signed by Euainetos. AR Dekadrachm (43.15 gm). Charioteer driving galloping quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; Nike flying above & crowning charioteer; below heavy exergual line: a military harness, shield, greaves, cuirass & Attic helmet all connected by a horizontal spear, AQLA below / [SU-RA-KO-S]-IWN above, wreathed head of Persephone-Kore left, in triple-pendant earring & necklace, surrounded by four dolphins swimming; signed [EY-AIN]E below lower dolphin. TextImage
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SNGANS 369Sicily, Syracuse AR Dekadrachm. ca 405-400 BC. Signed reverse die of Euainetos. Charioteer driving galloping quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; Nike flying above & crowning charioteer; below heavy exergual line: a military harness, shield, greaves, cuirass & Attic helmet all connected by a horizontal spear, [AQLA] below / Wreathed head of Arethusa left, wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace, surrounded by four dolphins swimming; [EY-AINE] below lower dolphin. Gallatin obv. R.VI / rev. C.XIV, Dewing 893-895.TextImage
SNGANS 371Syracuse, Sicily. ca 405-400 BC. AR Dekadrachm, signed by Euainetos. Charioteer driving galloping quadriga left, holding kentron, Nike flying above crowning charioteer; in ex a military harness, shield, greaves, cuirass & Attic helmet all connected by a horizontal spear, AQLA below / SU-RA-K-O-SIWN, wreathed head of Persephone, four dolphins around, D under chin, EY-AINE below lower dolphin. TextImage
SNGANS 372Syracuse. Time of Dionysius I. 400-390 BC. AR Dekadrachm (unsigned, school of Euainetos). (41.60 grams). Quadriga left / Arethusa left. SNGCop 690. TextImage
SNGANS 373Sicily, Syracuse, Dionysios I AR Dekadrachm. Unsigned dies in the style of Euainetos. Struck circa 405-400 BC. Charioteer driving fast quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer; below heavy exergual line, a military harness, shield, greaves, cuirass, & Attic helmet, all connected by a horizontal spear, [AQLA] below / S-U-RA-K-OS-IWN, wreathed head of Arethusa left, wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace; surrounded by four swimming dolphins; shell behind. TextImage
SNGANS 374Syracuse, Sicily. ca 405-400 BC. AR Dekadrachm, style of Euainetos. Charioteer driving galloping quadriga left, holding kentron, Nike flying above crowning charioteer; in ex a military harness, shield, greaves, cuirass & Attic helmet all connected by a horizontal spear, AQLA below / SU-RA-K-O-SIWN, wreathed head of Persephone, four dolphins around, shell hehind. TextImage
SNGANS 376Sicily, Syracuse AE Tetras. ca 425 BC. Female head right, hair tied at top of head, two dolphins flanking neck / Octopus, three pellets (mark of value) in field. SNG Morcom 675-676. TextImage
SNGANS 394yracuse, Sicily, AE17. ca 405 BC, signed by Euainetos. Head of Arethusa left, hair bound with wreath of corn-leaves, wearing triple-drop earring, EY behind. / Star of eight rays inside incuse circle at center of quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
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SNGANS 394vSyracuse, Sicily, AE litra, (5.11g) c. 405 BC, signed by Euainetos, Head of Arethusa left, hair bound with wreath of corn-leaves, in triple-drop earring, E behind. / Star of eight rays inside incuse circle at center of quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
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SNGANS 415Syracuse, Sicily, AE litra. c.405 BC, Female head left, with necklace, earring and sphendone, olive spray behind. / SYRA, dolphin leaping over scallop. TextImage
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SNGANS 454Sicily, Syracuse AE Drachm. ca 395 BC. Helmeted head of Athena left / octopus between two dolphins. TextImage
SNGANS 454ffSicily, Syracuse AE Drachm. ca 395 BC. SURA, head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet, olive wreath on bowl / Sea-star between two dolphins. TextImage
SNG Cop 677Sicily, Syracuse AE13. Late 5th-4th Century BC. Head of Arethusa left / Cuttle-fish. TextImage
SNG Cop 694Sicily, Syracuse, Dionysios I AR Dekadrachm. Unsigned dies in the style of Euainetos, struck circa 405-400 BC. Charioteer driving fast quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer; below heavy exergual line, a military harness, shield, greaves, cuirass, & Attic helmet, all connected by a horizontal spear / SUR-AKOSIWN, wreathed head of Arethusa left, wearing triple pendant earring and necklace; surrounded by four swimming dolphins, pellet before. TextImage
SNG Lloyd_1021Syracuse, Sicily, AR dekadrachm. c. 400 BC, signed die by Euainetos, Galloping quadriga driven left by charioteer, Nike flying right above, holding fillet, cuirass and helmet in ex / Head of Artemis-Arethusa left in 3-drop earring, dolphins around. TextImage
Tudeer 2Syracuse, Sicily. ca 415-405 BC. Reverse die signed by Sosion. AR Tetradrachm. Charioteer driving galloping quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in both; Nike flying above crowning charioteer / SVRAKO-SIO-N, head of Arethusa left in ampyx, looped earrings & necklace; ampyx signed SOSI/WN in two lines; four dolphins around. TextImage
Tudeer 48SICILY. Syracuse. Ca. 412 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Signed by Euth... & Eumenos. Winged charioteer (Agon?) driving fast quadriga right; above, Nike flying left to crown driver; in exergue, Scylla right pursuing fish right & artist's signature EUQ - SUR/[AKO-SION], head of Arethusa left, in pearl necklace, whorl earring, ampyx, & sphendone ornamented with stars, four dolphins around, artist's signature EUMENO-U under neck truncation. SNG Munich 1060. TextImage
Tudeer 77Syracuse, Sicily. ca 405 BC. Reverse die signed by Parmenides. AR Tetradrachm. Charioteer driving galloping quadriga left, holding kentron & reins in left hand, right hand raised; Nike flying above & crowning charioteer, grain ear in exergue / [SURA]KOSIWN, head of Arethusa left, in ampyx & sphendone, surrounded by four dolphins swimming; signature PARME under truncation of neck. Jameson 836. TextImage
Tudeer 90Sicily, Syracuse AR Tetradrachm. ca 405-395 BC. Charioteer driving galloping quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in both hands; Nike flying above & crowning charioteer, dolphin swimming left in exergue / Head of Arethusa left, large band in hair from under which hair flows upward & backward in flame-like locks (depicting her hair floating beneath the water), surrounded by four dolphins swimming. TextImage
Tudeer 101Syracuse. c405-395 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Charioteer driving galloping quadriga left holding kentron; Nike above crowning charioteer, dolphin left in ex / Head of Arethusa left in sakkos, four dolphins around. TextImage
Tudeer 105Syracuse, Sicily. ca 405-400 BC. Unsigned dies by Kimon. AR Tetradrachm. Charioteer driving galloping quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in both hands; Nike flying above & crowning charioteer; dolphin left in exergue / SURAKOSIW, head of Arethusa left, in single-pendant earring & necklace, hair restrained with an ampyx & at back of head in an open weave sakkos; all surrounded by four dolphins swimming. SNGLloyd 1409. TextImage
See also: Magna Graecia Coins of Syracuse, Dionysios I
Entry for dionysios_I on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Dionysius I in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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