SICILY, Syracuse. Gelon, son of Hieron II
|Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1245. Estimate $600.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002.
Sold For $650. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
. 274-216 BC. AR 8 Litrai (6.75 gm). Circa 216-215 BC. Diademed head of Gelon left; club behind / SURAKWSIOI above, GELONOS in exergue, Nike driving biga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in both; BA/E below. Burnett, "The Enna Hoard," SNR 62, 56 var. (same reverse die, bow on obverse); cf. SNG ANS 894-896. Attractively toned, near EF, hairline flan crack. ($600)
From the William N. Rudman Collection.