A lustrous dekadrachm of Agathokles
Lot 36
SICILY. Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. 50 Litrai or Dekadrachm (Gold, 13 mm, 2.88 g, 7 h), circa 305-289. Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. Charioteer driving fast biga to right, holding kentron in his right hand and reins in his left; in exergue, Φ. Bérend, Agathocle, pl. 9, 13 = SNG ANS 706 (same dies). HGC 2, 1286 (this coin illustrated). Jameson 859. SNG ANS 706 (same dies). A boldly struck, lustrous and exceptionally fresh example. A few tiny marks, otherwise, good extremely fine.


From the Hyperborea Collection, ex Numismatica Ars Classica 120, 6 October 2020, 307, Triton XIX, 5 January 2016, 66, Numismatica Genevensis 8, 24 November 2014, 26, Nomos 1, 6 May 2009, 29 and Tkalec, 19 February 2001, 47.
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