Back in 2020 I was on something of a mission. I had decided to acquire one of these early tetradrachms of Syracuse minted during the reign of Gelon. New York was a bit of a bust as I got seduced by a tetradrachm minted during the period of the democracy. However later that year at a NAC Auction I had another chance and I got this one. It should be noted that there were three such tetradrachms from Syracuse at that auction one of which was won by another CT er. I know he really wanted that one which was okay by me because of the three this one was my favorite.