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Lot 4186    SESSION 16 (9.30AM FRIDAY 28 JULY)    Greek Silver & Bronze Coins

Estimate $4,000
SOLD $2,800

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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