Auction 14


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Estimate:
2'000 CHF
Price realized:
3'500 CHF

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Description

SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Dekadrachm (Gold, 15mm, 4.31 g 10), c. 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 935. Same reverse die as Nomos 2, 29. A rare variant with the triskeles to right. Toned. Very minor edge knock, otherwise, about extremely fine.

From the Stoecklin Collection, bought from Münzhandlung Basel in 1938.
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