SICILY. Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 17.00 g, 1 h), circa 317-310. Head of Arethusa to left, wearing wreath of grain leaves, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, three dolphins; below neck, NΙ. Rev. ΣYPAKOΣIΩN Charioteer driving quadriga galloping to left, holding kentron in his right hand and reins in his left; above, triskeles running left; in exergue, monogram of AI. Ierardi 23 (O4/R8). SNG ANS 633-4 (same obverse die). SNG Ashmolean 2067 (same obverse die). Lightly toned and perfectly centered. Minor roughness and with a few light scratches on the obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Ex Chaponnière & Firmenich/Hess-Divo 3, 21-22 May 2012, 72.