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Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 82. Estimate $200. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $230. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. Æ Hemilitron (5.86 g, 12h). Struck circa 308-307 BC. Young male head (Herakles?) left, wearing tainia / Bull butting left; club above, A below. BAR issue 25; CNS 114; Favorito type 45; SNG ANS -. Good VF, dark green patina, minor roughness. Extremely rare, only 6 examples of this type in BAR.

Ex Classical Numismatic Auctions XVI (16 August 1991), lot 285.