SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy , 466-405 BC. Litra (Silver, 12 mm, 0.81 g, 3 h), obverse die signed by Eu..., circa 415-405. [ΣYP]A Head of Arethusa to left, her hair bound up in a sakkos, wearing a simple earring and a pearl necklace; [EY] on ampyx; barley grain behind. Rev. Octopus. Boston MFA 406 ( same dies ). SNG ANS -. Very rare and beautifully toned. Slightly rough , otherwise, good very fine.
From a European collection, formed before 2005.
|Price realized||140 CHF|
|Starting price||75 CHF|