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Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 97. Estimate $3000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004. 
Sold For $3500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Timoleon and the Third Democracy. 344-317 BC. AV Hemidrachm - 30 Litrae (2.13 gm). Struck circa 344-335 BC. SURAKOSIW[N], laureate head of Zeus Eleutherios right; thunderbolt behind / Pegasos flying right; SW below. S. Garrafo, "Zeus Eleutherios - Zeus Olympius" in Annali 23-24 (1977), pl. 1, 9 (same dies); SNG ANS 492 var. (club behind head; same reverse die); SNG Lloyd 1439; SNG Copenhagen -; Jameson 850 var. (same); Rizzo -; Gulbenkian -; Pozzi 1299 (same dies); Weber 1640 var. (same). Choice VF, small edge nick on reverse. ($3000)

From the James A. Ferrendelli Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 40 (with Numismatica Ars Classica, 4 December 1996), lot 890; Apostolo Zeno Collection (Dorotheum, Vienna, 5-6 June 1956), lot 3060.