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571027

Superb Agathokles Tetradrachm

571027.

SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 17.04 g, 7h). Struck circa 317-310 BC. Head of Arethousa left, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earring, and pearl necklace; three dolphins around, NI below neck / Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left, driving fast quadriga left; counterclockwise triskeles above, [Σ]YPAKOΣIΩN and monogram in exergue. Ierardi 34 (O6/R24); BAR issue 2; HGC 2, 1348; SNG Lloyd 1479 (same dies). Lightly toned. In NGC encapsulation 6057019-001, graded AU, Strike: 5/5, Surface: 4/5, Fine Style. A beautiful example of this iconic type.


Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 114 (6 May 2019), lot 90; Gorny & Mosch 138 (7 March 2005), lot 24; Künker 115 (25 September 2006), lot 94; Numismatica Ars Classica 46 (2 April 2008), lot 218.