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ID:     77000068
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Agathocles
Date Ruled:     317-289 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC circa 310/08-306/5
Weight:     17.18 g
Die Axis:     10 h
Obverse Legend:     ΚΟΡΑΣ
Obverse Description:     Head of Kore right, wearing grain ear wreath, single-pendant earring and necklace
Reverse Legend:     ΑΓΑΘΟΚΛ[ΕΟΣ]
Reverse Description:     Nike standing right erecting trophy; monogram to left, triskeles to right
Primary Reference:     Ierardi 86 (O17/R57)
Reference2:     Carroccio, basileus, type 23
Reference3:     SNG ANS 664 (same obv. die)
Reference4:     SNG Lloyd 1488 (same dies); SNG Cop 764 (same dies); SNG Delepierre 703 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Superb EF, toned, with underlying luster
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 68 Beautifully struck from dies of the finest style.