Sicily, Syracuse

1,700.00

1 in stock

SKU: 1351 Category: Tags: , , , , ,

Description

Timoleon and the Third Democracy, circa 344-317 BC. AR hemidrachm, 1.89 gr., 16 mm.

Obv: ΣΥΡΑΚOΣI; head of Athena facing, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet and necklace; around: three dolphins.

Rev: rider on horseback to the right; to upper left: eight-pointed star above grain ear, below: N; all in circle.

Ref: SNG ANS 522; SNG Lloyd 1450. Ex a Swiss collection before 2005.

Struck on a broad flan and nice toning. Nearly extremely fine.