Ancient Coinage of Sicily, Syracuse, First Democracy, before 485 BC
Syracuse was founded by Corinthian colonists around 733 B.C. Gelon, the tyrant of Gela, took possession of Syracuse in 485 B.C. and ruled until his death seven years later.
SVRA, / ZION above charioteer slow driven quadriga right, holding reins with both hands / Quadripartite incuse square, with a central medallion bearing the archaic head of Arethusa left.
Silver-plated lead-free pewter, made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of the coin printed on the flip insert.