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    - ID: 385

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 1998-04-21

    SICILY. Syracuse.
    Agathocles, 317-289 b.C.

    El-50 litrae.
    Av.: Laureate head of Apollo to l., behind, amphora with lid.
    Rv.: Tripod.
    3,54 g. c. 15 mm.

    Ref.: cf. Auction Ars Classica 17, 1934, lot 251 and 249 (obv. only).

    BoC: 20/2, 1995/6, p. 12.

    FAKE – The symbol on the counterfeit is neither an amphore nor a cantharus, but a combination of the two.