Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles, Silver Tetradrachm

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Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles (317-289 BC). Silver Tetradrachm, c. 305-295 BC. Obverse: KOΡAΣ, head of Kore facing right, wearing grain wreath and pendant earring. Reverse: [AΓAΘOK]ΛEIOΣ, Nike, bare to the waist,…
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Description

Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles (317-289 BC).

Silver Tetradrachm, c. 305-295 BC.

Obverse: KOΡAΣ, head of Kore facing right, wearing grain wreath and pendant earring.
Reverse: [AΓAΘOK]ΛEIOΣ, Nike, bare to the waist, standing right, constructing a trophy; to right, triskeles to left.

(SNG ANS 665-668).

Extremely Fine. Some minor scratches to the reverse field. A beautiful portrait.

16.83g.

Specification

Period317 - 289 BC
Datec. 305-295 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Syracuse

Country

Italy and Sicily

Coin House

Sicily

Metal

Silver

ReferencesSNG ANS 665-668
Weight16.83 g

Provenance

Ex Hess-Leu 45, (12/05/1970), Lot #70.
Ex Munzen and Medaillen 68, (15/04/1986), Lot #76.

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