SICILY, Syracuse. Hiketas II.
|Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 112. Estimate $2500.
Closing Date: Monday, 5 January 2009.
Sold For $2300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
287-278 BC. Æ 23mm (11.05 g, 10h). Struck circa 287-283 BC. Head of Kore left, wearing grain ear wreath; [ΣY]PAKOΣIΩN before, pellet and grain ear behind / Charioteer, holding kentron in extended right hand, reins in left, driving fast biga right; star above, Σ in exergue. BAR issue 38; CNS 123 Ds95 R1 15 (Agathokles); SNG Morcom 771 var. (no Σ in exergue); SNG ANS 760 var. (same); SNG Lloyd 1525 var. (monogram in exergue). Superb EF, dark red-brown patina.