Printed Auction 42 Lot 58

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Pedigreed to the British Museum in 1923
Printed Auction 42 Lot 58

SICILY. Syracuse. Fifth Democracy. Circa 214-212 B.C. AR 8 litrai. 6.29 gm. 21.5 mm. Head of Athena left wearing crested Corinthian helmet with griffin on bowl and A on back, single pendant earring and pearl necklace; knot of beaded serpents representing aegis at front of neck / Winged thunderbolt; ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩ[Ν] above, YA Σ below. HGC 2, 1414. Burnett, Enna Hoard (SNR 62) D28 (dies 10/D). BAR Issue 88. SNG ANS 1046 (same dies). Good Very Fine; attractively toned; some small edge chips and cleaning marks; scattered spots of minor surface delamination and horn silver; good style and well centered. Rare.

The Zabel Collection.

Ex CNG Auction 41 (19 March 1997) lot 239.

Ex Dr. J. S. Wilkinson Collection (Malter Auction 49, 15 November 1992, lot 180).

Ex British Museum Duplicates (Ars Classica V, 18 June 1923, lot 1251).

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