tetradrachm of Syracuse, 470-466 BC

Obv. slow quadriga driven r. by male charioteer crowned by Nike flying l. above; in ex., pistrix (sea-serpent) r.
Rev. head of Artemis-Arethusa r., wearing diadem of beads. Hair waved in front. Long hair put together and woven up behind diadem, giving a small tail; four dolphins around (here one off coin).
Rev 319: A die flaw gives a little horizontal line from the hair to the neck.

Boehringer 443 (V233/R319)    16.84 g    Munthandel G. Henzen, 1995

See die-coupling tetradrachms (Boehringer 408-499)