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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 237. Estimate $400. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $275. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse . Circa 400 BC. Æ Hemilitron (3.35 gm). Head of Arethusa left, wearing single-pendant earring and necklace, hair bound in ampyx and sphendone; laurel branch behind / SU-RA, dolphin swimming right, cockle shell below. SNG ANS 415ff; Calciati II, pg. 56, 24 mv1; SNG Copenhagen 697-699; SNG Morcom 687-690; Favorito 15; Laffaille 215-216; Virzi 1466 (this coin). EF, choice green patina, old bump on cheek. ($400)

Ex Tom Virzi Collection (Bank Leu Auktion 6, 8 May 1973), lot 216.