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ID:     728937
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     Sicily
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Agathocles
Date Ruled:     ca. 185-170 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 317-289
Weight:     17.1 g
Obverse Legend:     NK
Obverse Description:     Wreathed head of Artemis-Arethusa left, three dolphins around; NK below neck
Reverse Legend:     ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ / AI
Reverse Description:     Charioteer driving quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; triskeles above, ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ and AI monogram in exergue
Primary Reference:     Ierardi, "Tetradrachms of Agathocles of Syracuse," AJN 7-8, 44 (O8/R25)
Reference2:     SNG ANS 632 var. (NK ligatured)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=17342
Grade:     Toned EF
Notes:     .