Ancient Gold Coins - Greek
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SICILY, Syracuse, Hieron II (275-215 B.C.), gold sixty litrai - dekadrachm (4.29 g), struck circa 269-263 or 217-215 B.C., obv. head of Persephone left with long flowing hair, head wreathed in grain ears, palm behind, rev. charioteer driving biga right, holding reins in left hand and kentron in right hand, IEPÍNOš below, (S.983, Carroccio 54 (D25/R32), CCO period Ib or III, BAR issue 55, cf.SNG ANS 863 (obv. control mark). Extremely fine with the obverse die a little rusty.
Ex Classical Numismatic Group Mail bid sale 79, 17th September 2008 (lot 119).
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