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    - ID: 137

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 1997-11-19

    SICILY. Syracuse.

    AR-Tetradrachm.
    Av.: Quadriga to r., above, Nike crowning horse.
    Rv.: Head of Arethusa r., wearing head-band, around four dolphins.
    17,25 g.

    Ref.: Boehringer 631.

    BoC: 18/1, 1993, p.27.

    FAKE – These counterfeit is struck from modern dies taken from genuine Syracusan tetradrachms that occurred in the large find of Leontinoi tetradrachms in c.1985. The aspect of the counterfeit is very metallic, it looks as made of stainless steel.