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Heritage Auctions, Inc.   |   World Coins & Ancient Coins #3066   |   17 August 2018 Sort by Lot-NumberSort by Estimate
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Lot 30008

Estimate: 6'500 USD   |   Starting price: 3'250 USD Price realized: 7'440 USD
SICILY. Syracuse. Agathocles (317-289 BC). AV hemistater, decadrachm or 50 litrae (16mm, 4.31 gm, 5h). NGC Choice MS 5/5 - 4/5. Under Agathocles as Tyrant, 317-310 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left, cantharus behind / ΣYP-AK-O-ΣIΩN, charioteer driving rearing biga right, kentron in right hand, reigns in left; triskeles below. BMC 339. The cantharus symbol not represented in SNG ANS, SNG Copenhagen, SNG Lloyd, Boston, Gulbenkian, Pozzi or Weber. Bright and flashy surfaces with a wonderful portrait of Apollo and a dynamic, detailed reverse.HID05401242017

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