SICILY, Syracuse. Hieron II.
|Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 118. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 17 September 2008.
Sold For $500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
275-215 BC. Æ Litra(?) (5.72 g, 3h). Struck circa 275-269 BC. Wreathed head of Kore left; poppy behind / Bull butting left; above, club above Z; IE in exergue. CCO period Ia; BAR issue 53; CNS 191 Ds 89 R1 9; cf. SNG ANS 578-9 (Agathokles). Good VF, dark green patina.
From the Paul H. Gerrie Collection. Ex New York Sale VII (15 January 2004), lot 147.