A silver litra from Syracuse, dating to 466 - 405 BC.
The obverse with the head of Arethusa, in typical Archaic style; her hair tied into a bunch, sagging by her neck and bound with a pearl diadem. The abbreviated legend reads:
The reverse with an octopus, its tentacles twisting and curling around its body.
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British private collection.