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ID:     852008
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Agathocles
Date Ruled:     317-289 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 317-289
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     5.42 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Herakles right, wearing taenia; tripod to left
Reverse Description:     Lion walking right, club above; torch in exergue
Primary Reference:     Holloway, Bronze 6 var. (head left)
Reference2:     CNS 151 Ds 110 Rs 50
Reference3:     SNG ANS 737
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=148574
Grade:     Good VF, brown patina.
Notes:     From the J. Olphin collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 61 (25 September 2002), lot 163.