SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC.
|Sale: Nomos 2, Lot: 29. Estimate CHF7500.
Closing Date: Monday, 17 May 2010.
Sold For CHF7750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Dekadrachm (Gold, 4.29 g 7), circa 317-310. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, ear of barley. Rev.
ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ Charioteer, holding reins in his left hand and goad in his right, driving biga galloping to right; below, triskeles running to right. Dewing 934. Jameson 858. SNG ANS 552. SNG Lockett 1000. SNG Munich 1190 (but on all of these the triskeles runs to left
). A rare variant, with a fine head of Apollo. Extremely fine.
From the Patrick H. C. Tan Collection.