Syracuse. Fifth Democracy, 214-212 BC. 6 Litrai (Silver, 20 mm, 5.13 g, 11h). Bearded head of Herakles to left, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ / ΜΙ Nike, holding goad in her right hand and the reins in her left, driving biga galloping to right. Burnett, Enna 40 (same dies). Rare. Very attractively toned and well-struck, a particularly fine example of this series. Extremely fine.
From a Swiss collection and from the collection of R. O. Ebert, Gemini V, 6 January 2009, 501, ex H. J. Berk 50, November 1981, 119.
|Price realized||8'000 CHF|
|Starting price||4'000 CHF|