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Gelon I (485 BC - 478 BC)
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Years||485 BC - 483 BC|
|Value||1 Tetradrachm = 4 Drachm (4)|
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Herbert Adolph Cahn, Leo Mildenberg, Roberto Russo, Hans Voegtli; 1988. Griechische Münzen aus Grossgriechenland und Sizilien. Antikenmuseum und Sammlung Ludwig, Basel, Switzerland.Boehringer# 48
Erich Böhringer; 1929. Die Münzen von Syrakus. Gruyter - Walter de & Co, Berlin - Leipzig, Germany.
Male charioteer, wearing a long chiton and holding a goad in his right hand and the reins in his left, driving a walking quadriga to right. Above, Nike, to right with spread wings, seemingly preparing to alight on the reins to crown the horses
Head of Arethusa to left, wearing a thin necklace with a pendant and a pearl necklace, and with her hair tied in a krobylos that is bound up and falls over her pearl diadem; around, four dolphins swimming counterclockwise to left
Lettering: ΣV RΑ ΚΟ ΣΙΟΝ
|ND (485 BC - 483 BC)|
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