Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Hemistater or Dekadrachm (Gold, 15 mm, 4.34 g, 12 h), circa 317-310. Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ Charioteer, holding reins in his left hand and goad in his right, driving biga galloping to right; below, triskeles running to left. BMC 338. Dewing 935. HGC 2, 1276. SNG ANS 549 (same obverse die). SNG Munich 1189. A rare variant, with a fine head of Apollo. Extremely fine.
From the Trausnitz Collection, ex Athena 2, 4 October 1988, 51.
|Price realized||4'800 CHF|
|Starting price||2'800 CHF|