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ID:     12935
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Agathocles
Date Ruled:     317-289_ BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 20
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     295-289_ BC
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     9.69 g
Die Axis:     2 h
Obverse Legend:     ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ
Obverse Description:     Head of young Herakles to left, wearing taenia
Reverse Description:     Lion prowling right; above, club; in exergue, spear to right
Exergue:     Spear to right
Primary Reference:     SNG ANS 740
Reference2:     CNS 150, Ds 14 var
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Price Sold For:     1200 USD
Grade:     EF
Notes:     (1) Classical Numismatic Group Nomos AG 2013 List: Lot No. 8 (2) Ex Nomos List , 2010, 26.