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    Sicily, Syracuse. Hieron II. 275-215 B.C. AR 2 1/2 litrai (15 mm, 2.20 g, 11 h). Laureate head of Apollo left / Female figure with inflated veil advancing left, holding scroll and branch; K above. Enna Hoard -; SNG ANS 903-5 var. (control); Jameson 897 var. (same); Pozzi 1375 var. (same); de Hirsch 740 var. (same); NAC P (ADM Coll.), 1282 (same dies); SNG Copenhagen 883 (same dies). XF, nicely toned and of particularly good style.

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    28th-31st Thursday-Sunday
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