Sicily, Syracuse

850.00

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Description

Gelon, son of Hieron II, ca. 240. BC. AR 8 litrai, 7.00 gr.

Obv: diademed head of Gelon to the left; behind: race torch.

Rev: ΣΥΡAKOΣIΟ ΓEΛΩNOΣ; Nike driving biga galloping to right; with  kentron and reins; below horses’ forelegs: Ε.

Ref: SNG ANS 896 var. Ex Nomos 14 (2017), lot 74; ex Stoecklin collection (with ticket), acquired prior to 1975.

Very rare. Toned. Very fine.