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Triton XXII, Lot: 152. Estimate $10000.
Sold for $16000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I. 405-367 BC. AV 100 Litrai – Double Dekadrachm (14.5mm, 5.79 g, 3h). Struck circa 400-370 BC. Head of Arethousa left, hair in sakkos adorned with a star, wearing single-pendant earring and necklace; ΣYPAKOΣION to left, pellet before neck, AK (the K is oriented perpendicularly) behind / Herakles kneeling right, strangling the Nemean Lion; rocks below. Bérend Group IV, 26.10 (D15/R15 – this coin); HGC 2, 1275; SNG ANS 331 (same dies); SNG München 1089 (same dies); Gillet 698 (same dies); Hirsch 589 (same dies); McClean 2730 (same dies); Pozzi 606 (same dies); Weber 1609 (same dies). EF, minor die wear.

Ex Ars Classica XVII (3 October 1934), lot 225.