Greek Silver & Bronze Coins
SICILY, Syracuse, Agathokles, (317-289 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (17.02 g), obv. head of Artemis-Arethusa to left, surrounded by three dolphins, with dotted border, NK below, rev. galloping quadriga driven left by charioteer holding goad, above triskeles, in exergue **SURAKOSIWN over AN monogram, (cf.S.971, Ierardi, "Tetradrachms of Agathocles of Syracuse," AJN 7-8, 44 (O8/R26), SNG Cop.754, SNG ANS 632 var. (NK ligatured), SNG Delepierre 700). Toned, golden red patination as highlights, slightly weak on hair, otherwise extremely fine and very scarce.
Ex Baldwin's Auctions Sale 47, September 25, 2006 (lot 21).
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SICILY, Syracuse, Agathokles, (317-289 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (17.02 g), obv. head of Artemis-Arethusa to left, ...