AGATHOCLES GOLD STATER ( DOUBLE DECADRACHM) – ATHENA AND THUNDERBOLT TYPE – MINT STATE STAR FINE STYLE NGC GRADED GREEK SICILY COIN (Inv. 13711)

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SICILY. SYRACUSE. AGATHOCLES, ca. 317-289 BC.
Gold Decadrachm, 5.67 g., 16 mm., struck ca. 317-310 BC.
Obv. Head of Athena right, wearing Corinthian helmet with rampant gryphon ornament.
Rev. AΓAΘOKΛEOΣ / BAΣIΛEOΣ, winged thunberbolt, Φ control below.
HGC 2, 1535; SNG Copenhagen 778; SNG ANS 702.
NGC graded MINT STATE STAR, Strike 5/5, Surface 5/5, FINE STYLE, an example of a seldom offered coin type of exceptional artistic excellence.

 

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