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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.

SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. 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.