Ancient Gold - Greek
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, **IEPWNOS* 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 Noble Numismatics Sale 120, lot 2937 and previously CNG Sale 79, lot 119.
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