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    Sicily, Syracuse. Dionysios I. 405-367 B.C. AR decadrachm (35 mm, 42.33 g). Unsigned dies by the artist Kimon. Ca. 405-400 B.C. Quadriga left, driven by auriga holding long kentron; above, Nike flying to right, crowning auriga; in exergue, panoply on stepped base, the lower step engraved / Head of Arethusa left, wearing single-pendant earring and necklace, hair bound with ampyx and at back of head in sakkos; surrounded by four dolphins. Jongkees 14a (dies C/n); Regling 14 (same dies); Dewing 872 (same obv. die); Gulbenkian 306-9 (same obv. die); Ward 292 (same obv. die); SNG ANS 359-60 (same obv. die). Toned, good VF, light obverse die rust and die fractures between Arethusa'a lips and along her neck truncation.

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