AGATHOCLES SYRACUSE SILVER TETRADRACHM – EXCEPTIONAL “AFRICAN STYLE” PIECE – AU STAR NGC GRADED GREEK SICILY COIN (Inv. 13410)
SICILY. SYRACUSE. AGATHOCLES, ca. 317-289 BC.
Silver AR Tetradrachm, 16.92 g., 27 mm., struck ca. 305-295 BC.
Obv. KOPAΣ, wreathed head of Kore right.
Rev. AΓAΘOKΛEIOΣ, Nike standing right, erecting trophy, triskeles beneath left wing.
Ierardi 214 (O59/R144).
Ex Ronald Cohen Collection, CNG 66, 5/19/2004, 148.
NGC graded AU STAR, Strike 5/5, Surface 5/5, perfectly centered and struck, an exceptional specimen of the later “African Style”. Ierardi records only one specimen from this particular die combination, a piece in the British Museum.