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Ancient Coinage of Sicily, Syracuse, First Democracy


Syracuse, First Democracy, before 485 BC

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BMC 5AR Didrachm, 490-485 BC (8.73 g). Naked rider right, leading a second horse in the background / SU-R[AKO]-SI-ON, diademed head of Arethusa right, hair executed in the fine braids of late archaic korai, four dolphins around. BMC 2.5, same reverse die as Rizzo, pl. XXXIV.16.TextImage
Boehringer 20Sicily, Syracuse. ca 510-485 BC. AR Tetradrachm. SVRA, charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding reins with both hands / Quadripartite incuse square, with central medallion bearing archaic head of Arethusa left. SNG ANS 4. TextImage
Boehringer 293Sicily, Syracuse AR Tetradrachm. ca 510-485 BC. Charioteer driving walking quadriga right, holding reins with both hands / Quadripartite incuse square, with central medallion bearing archaic head of Arethusa left. Jameson 734, SNG ANS 5. TextImage
Boehringer 33Sicily, Syracuse. ca 510-485 BC. AR Didrachm. SVPA, nude horseman riding right, second horse behind / Quadripartite incuse square, with central medallion bearing archaic head of Arethusa left. TextImage
Boehringer 39Sicily, Syracuse AR Tetradracm. ca 490485 BC. Slow quadriga right, above Nike alighting right to crown horses / SURAKOSIWN , head of Arethusa right, in pearl diadem & necklace with pendant, beaded hair falling loose down back of neck. Randazzo 237. TextImage
See also: Magna Graecia Coins of Syracuse, First Democracy
Entry for first_democracy on the Digital Historia Numorum
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Search for First Democracy in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
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