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ID:     197734
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Agathocles
Date Ruled:     Circa 317-289 BC
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Stater - Double Dekadrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC circa 295
Diameter:     18 mm
Weight:     5.69 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Athena right, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with a griffin
Reverse Legend:     ΑΓΑΘΚΛΕΟΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ / T
Reverse Description:     winged thunderbolt; T below
Primary Reference:     BÉrend, lor pl.9, 6 (this coin)
Reference2:     SNG ANS 702 var. (letter on reverse)
Reference3:     Boston MFA 466
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=56489
Grade:     EF
Notes:     Of fine style Ex SBV Basel 29 (1992), 81