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Lot # 20 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$5000 / Price Realized: US$3500
Sicily. Syracuse. Agathocles. AV 60 Litrai (Decadrachm)
Sicily. Syracuse. Agathocles. 317-289 BC. AV 60 Litrai (Decadrachm), 4.30g. (3h). Sicily, Syracuse, c. 317-310 BC. Obv: Laureate head of Apollo left. Rx: Biga right, YP - A - K - [OI]N around; triskeles and below. Berend--. Traite--. SNG ANS--. Dewing--. Jameson--.BMC--. Apparently a new reverse control letter for the denomination, though the issue has been thoroughly studied. Flan defect on horse's neck. EF.

Ex Gorny & Mosch 240, 10 October 2016, lot 42. Ex Ernste Collection, Dusseldorf, 1970s.

Not in references consulted, but cf. Berend 9 for a gold tetrobol of Agathocles with in exergue.
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