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    Perfect Centering, Iridescent Toning

    SICILY. Syracuse. Agathocles (317-289 BC). AR tetradrachm (26mm, 17.28 gm, 11h).  Pre-royal coinage, Agathocles as Tyrant, ca. 310-305 BC. Head of Persephone left, wreathed with grain ears, wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace, three dolphins around, NI below neck truncation / Charioteer driving racing quadriga left, triskeles above, ΣYPAKOΣIΩN over AI monogram in exergue. SNG ANS 632-635. HGC 2, 1348. A perfectly centered example of this lovely classical type, with a design evoking the decadrachms of Euainetos struck a century earlier. Beautiful iridescent toning. NGC AU? 5/5 - 5/5, Fine Style.

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