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ID:     733550
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Agathocles
Date Ruled:     ca. 185-170 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Litra
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 317-289
Weight:     8.36 g
Obverse Legend:     ΣΩΤΣΙΡΑ
Obverse Description:     Head of Artemis Soteria right, wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace, quiver over shoulder
Reverse Legend:     ΑΓΑΘΟΚΛΣΟΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΣΟΣ
Reverse Description:     Winged thunderbolt
Primary Reference:     Calciati II pg. 279, 142/25 (same obverse die)
Reference2:     SNG ANS 708
Reference3:     Favorito 34
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=29105
Grade:     Good VF, brown patina, small reverse flan flaw