SICILY. Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. 50 Litrai or Dekadrachm (Gold, 15 mm, 4.23 g, 4 h), circa 317-310. Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. ΣYP-A-KO-ΣIΩN Charioteer driving fast biga to right, holding reins in his left hand and kentron in his right; below, triskeles running right. Bérend, Agathocle, pl. 9, 1 var. (triskeles running left). SNG ANS 549. Well struck and attractive. Very light deposits, otherwise, extremely fine.
From the Birger Bentsen Collection of ancient gold coins, ex Schulman 350, 12 May 2016, 323, from the De La Tour collection, Hess-Divo 314, 4 May 2009, 1040 and previously privately acquired from B. Vigne, Paris, in April 1986 (with collector's ticket).