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    Exquisite Syracuse Gold Piece

    SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy (466-405 BC). AV 1 1/12th stater or didrachm (9mm, 0.66 gm, 3h).  Ca. 415-405 BC. ΣVΡΑ (the P inverted),  head of Athena right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet without cheek guards / Facing head of the Medusa, tongue protruding, in center of tressure made up of entwined serpents (Aegis). HGC 2, 1290. SNG ANS 317 (same dies). SNG Copenhagen 687. SNG Lockett 983. Rare! Minor obverse die break, otherwise well struck and gem-like. NGC Choice AU? 5/5 - 5/5.

    From The Lexington Collection of Jonathan K. Kern. 


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    August, 2014
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