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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 175. Estimate $2000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $1500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Katane . Circa 360 BC. Æ Dilitron (13.05 gm). Wreathed head of Persephone left, wearing single-pendant earring and necklace, two dolphins before / Man-headed bull standing right. SNG ANS -; Calciati III pg. 94, 3/3 = Virzi 808 (this coin); BMC Sicily -; SNG Copenhagen -; SNG Morcom -; Laffaille -. VF, thick bluish green patina, a bit darker on the reverse, a few small breaks in the patina. Very rare. ($2000)

Ex Tom Virzi Collection (Bank Leu Auktion 6, 8 May 1973), lot 130.