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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1238. Estimate $1500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AR Tetradrachm (17.20 gm). Circa 310-305 BC. Wreathed head of Arethusa left, wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace, three dolphins around, NK below neck / SURAKOSIWN in exergue, charioteer driving quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; triskeles above, AI monogram in exergue. Ierardi, "Tetradrachms of Agathocles of Syracuse," in ANSAJN 7-8, 41 (O8/R22); SNG Lockett 1002 (same dies); Weber 1668 (same dies). Lightly toned, near EF. ($1500)

From the Robert Schonwalter Collection.