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Basel 508Agathokles, Syracuse, Sicily. Electrum 100 litrae. ca. 317-289 BC. 19mm, 6.51 g. ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, laureate head of Apollo left, lyre behind head. / ΣΩTEIΡA, diademed head of Artemis right, quiver and lyre behind head. Basel 508 (this coin); Boston MFA 446; Jenkins Dbb; Gulbenkian 343; Pozzi 1294.TextFull Size
BMC 252Agathokles, Syracuse, Sicily. Electrum 100 litrae. ca. 317-289 BC. 18.5 mm, 6.98 g. ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, laureate head of Apollo left, bow behind head. / ΣΩTEIΡA, diademed head of Artemis right, quiver and bow behind head. BMC 252; SNG Lloyd 1433; Jameson 844.TextFull Size
BMC 333Syracuse, Sicily, AE17. 4.65 g. 317-289 BC. ΣYΡAKOΣION, laureate head of Apollo left / Pegasus flying left, Δ below. SNG ANS 648; BMC 333; Hoover HGC 1486.TextFull Size
BMC 337Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles AV Drachm. ca. 317–310 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left, retrograde Σ under neck / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, fast biga right, triskeles rotating left below. SNG ANS 549cf. TextFull Size
BMC 338Agathokles, AV drachm. Syracuse, Sicily. 10.75 mm, 4.19 gr. Ca. 317–289 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left, upright grain ear behind head / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, fast biga right driven by charioteer holding goad and reins, triskeles rotating left below. Hoover 1276; SNG ANS 549–553; BMC 338; Sear -.TextFull Size
BMC 339Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles AV Drachm of 4.3g. ca. 317–310 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left, tiny cantharus behind / ΣYΡA-K-O-ΣIΩN, fast biga right, triskeles rotating right below. TextFull Size
BMC 350Syracuse, Sicily, struck under Agathokles, 317-289 BC. AR tetradrachm 26mm, 16.96 gr. Ca. 310-305 BC. Wreathed head of Arethusa left, wearing triple-pendent earring and necklace, three dolphins around; NI under neck / Charioteer driving racing quadriga left; triskeles rotating left above; ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN and AI monogram in exergue, all within dotted border. BMC 350; HGC 2, 1348. SNG ANS 632-635.TextFull Size
BMC 353Syracuse, AE, Time of Agathokles, 317–305 BC. ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, youthful, laureate head of Apollo left / Triskeles of legs rotating left with winged talaria on the feet; head of gorgoneion in a circle at the centre. BMC 353; Head pl. VIII, 7; Hoover HGC 1459; Calciati 121.TextFull Size
BMC 379Agathokles, Syracuse, AR Tetradrachm. Ca. 305-295 BC. 24.37 mm, 16.80 gr. KOΡAΣ behind head of Kore right, wreathed with corn, wearing single-pendant earring and necklace / AΓAΘOKΛEIOΣ, Nike, bare to hips, standing right, attaching armour to trophy to right, she holds a nail in her right hand and a hammer in her left; triskeles of legs rotating left in right field. BMC 379; Gulbenkian 333. SNG Copenhagen 765; Boston 462; McClean 2836.TextFull Size
BMC 629Sicily, Syracuse AE17. 317-310 BC. Head of Persephone left, wearing earring and necklace / L, bull butting left. TextFull Size
BMC 645cfSicily, Syracuse AE19. Diademed head of Poseidon right / trident flanked by dolphins. TextClick Here
Calciati 24Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles AR Stater. 304-289 BC. Bust of Athena right, wearing Corinthian helm, trident behind / Pegasus flying left, thunderbolt beneath. Calciati, Pegasi 24.TextFull Size
Calciati 96 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. Brockage AE Litra. Period 1, 317-310 BC. ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, wreathed head of Persephone left; poppy behind / Incuse of obverse. TextFull Size
Calciati 99Syracuse, Sicily. AE16, 3.06 gr. Denomination C. Struck under Agathokles. 317-289 BC. ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, Wreathed head of Arethousa left, unclear symbol behind head / Bull butting left; dolphin and uncertain letters above, wreath below. Hoover HGC 1489; Calciati 99-101.TextFull Size
Calciati 102 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AE 17mm. Head of Kore left, wreath with grain-ears / Bull butting left; astralagos above. TextFull Size
Calciati 108 Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AE 20mm. Head of Persephone left wearing wreath of grain ears; amphora behind / Bull butting left; monogram above. TextFull Size
Calciati 115 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AE 21mm. ca 305-295 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right; griffin on helmet / Pegasos flying left; trident head below. SNG ANS 694ff. TextFull Size
Calciati 116 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AE 24mm (7.75 gm). Helmeted head of Athena right, griffin on helmet; amphora behind / Mounted horseman right, carrying lance. TextFull Size
Calciati 117 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AE 21mm. Helmeted head of Athena right / Horseman right. SNG ANS 697-699. TextFull Size
Calciati 133 Sicily, Syracuse. Circa 317-289 BC. AE 24mm. Head of Kore left; grain-ear behind / Flaming torch in oak wreath. SNG ANS 753. TextFull Size
Calciati 134Syracuse, Sicily, Agathokles. ca. 317-289 BC. AE 22, 14.99g. ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, head of Demeter left, wearing wreath of grain ears. In right field, wheat-ear / A-N to left and right of burning torch, all within oak-wreath. Calciati II, 134/1 (this coin).TextFull Size
Calciati 138Syracuse, Sicila, AE Litra, struck under Agathokles, 317-289 BC. AE 22mm, 10.18 g. ΣΩTEIΡA, head of Artemis right, wearing earring and necklace, quiver behind shoulder. AΓAΘOKΛEOΣ BAΣIΛEOΣ above and beneath winged thunderbolt. Calciati 138; Hoover Sicily 1537; SNG ANS 749.TextFull Size
Calciati 140Syracuse, Sicily, AE Hexas. Under Agathokles. 317-289 BC. ΣΩTEIΡA, head of Artemis left, wearing earring and necklace, quiver behind shoulder / ΣYΡAK-OΣEΩN above and beneath winged thunderbolt. Calciati 140; SNG ANS 1395; SNG Lloyd 1509.TextFull Size
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Syracuse, Sicily, AE Hexas. Under Agathokles. 306-289 BC. 21 mm, 7.67 g. ΣΩTEIΡA, head of Artemis right, wearing earring and necklace, quiver behind shoulder. / ΣYΡAK-OΣEΩN above and beneath winged thunderbolt. Calciati 142; SNG ANS 708; BMC 422; SNG Cop 779. TextFull Size
Calciati 148 Sicily, Syracuse. Circa 317-289 BC. AE 20mm. Laureate head of Zeus left / ΣYΡAK-OΣEΩN above and beneath winged thunderbolt. TextFull Size
Calciati 149 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles (?). 317-289 BC. AE 13mm. ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, laureate head of Apollo left / Dog seated left, head reverted; Σ below. SNG ANS 744, SNG Cop 763. TextFull Size
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Calciati 150 Sicily, Syracuse. ca 289-287 BC. AE 22mm. ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, diademed head of Herakles left; star behind / Lion walking right; club above, torch in ex. SNG ANS 738. TextFull Size
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Calciati 151 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AE 21mm. Struck circa 295-289 BC. ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, head of Herakles right, wearing taenia, tripod behind / Lion right; club above, torch in ex. TextFull Size
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Calciati 154 Sicily, Syracuse AE21. 288-279 BC. Head of young Zeus left / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, Eagle standing left. TextFull Size
Calciati 154cf Sicily, Syracuse AE22. Beardless head of Zeus Hellanios left / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, eagle on thunderbolt left. TextFull Size
DeLuynes 1267 Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles AV Drachm. Laureate head of Apollo left, amphora behind / ΣYΡAKOΣION,, tripod. TextFull Size
DeLuynes 1460 Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles EL 25 Litrae. ca 310-306 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left; pileus behind / Tripod. Jenkins Group B. TextFull Size
Ierardi 1 Sicily, Syracuse, time of Agathokles AR Tetradrachm. ca 317-310 BC. Head of Arethusa left, wreathed with grain leaves, in triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace, NK monogram beneath neck truncation, three dolphins around / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, fast quadriga left, triskeles above, AN monogram in ex beneath ethnic. TextFull Size
Ierardi 41 Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles AR Tetradrachm. ca 310-305 BC. Wreathed head of Arethusa left, in triple-pendant earring and necklace, three dolphins around, NK beneath neck / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN in ex, charioteer driving quadriga left, kentron in right hand, reins in left; triskeles above, AI monogram in ex. SNG Lockett 1002, Weber 1668. TextFull Size
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Ierardi 48 Syracuse, Sicily, AR tetradrachm. Time of Agothokles, 317-289 BC, struck c. 310-305 BC, Head of Arethusa left, with drop earring and necklace, dolphins around, NK below. / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN and monogram beneath galloping quadriga left. TextFull Size
Ierardi 87 Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles AR Tetradrachm. ca 305-295 BC. KOΡAΣ, wreathed head of Kore right, in single-pendant earring and necklace / AΓAΘOKΛEIOΣ beneath Nike standing right erecting trophy; AI monogram left, triskeles to outer right. Gulbenkian 334, SNG Munich 1266. TextFull Size
Ierardi 92v Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles AR Tetradrachm. ca 305-295 BC. KOΡAΣ, wreathed head of Kore right, in single-pendant earring and necklace / AΓAΘOKΛEOΣ in exergue, Nike standing right and erecting trophy; AI monogram left, triskeles to outer right. Gulbenkian 336, SNG Fitzwilliam 1347. TextFull Size
Ierardi 103 Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles AR Tetradrachm. ca 310-305 BC. KOPAΣ, head of Kore right, wreathed with grain, in pendant earring / AΓAΘOKΛEOYΣ, Nike standing right before trophy, hammer in right hand, nail in left, AN monogram in left field, triskeles in right field. Boston 463. TextFull Size
Jenkins group D,aaAgathokles, Syracuse, Sicily. Electrum 100 litrae. ca. 317-289 BC. 19mm, 6.70 g. ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, laureate head of Apollo left, lunar eclipse behind head. / ΣΩTEIΡA, diademed head of Artemis right, quiver and crescent behind head. Jenkins group Daa (this coin).TextFull Size
SNG ANS 549 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. AV Dekadrachm. ca 317-310 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩ-N, charioteer driving biga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; triskeles oriented counterclockwise below. TextFull Size
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SNG ANS 550 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AV Dekadrachm. ca 317-310 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left; Σ below / ΣYΡ-A-KO-ΣIΩN, charioteer driving biga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; triskeles oriented counterclockwise below. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 551 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles AV Dekadrachm or 50 Litrae. ca 317-310 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left; [S] behind / ΣYΡA-K-OΣIΩN, charioteer driving biga right; triskeles below. Gulbenkian 327. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 552cf Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles AV Dekadrachm or 50 Litrae. Struck circa 317-310 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left; kantharos behind / ΣYΡ-AK-O-ΣIΩN, charioteer driving biga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; triskeles beneath horses. BMC 339. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 557 SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AR Didrachm (21mm, 8.12 gm). Struck circa 317-310 BC. Head of Athena right, in crested Corinthian helmet decorated with griffin / Pegasos flying left; triskeles in exergue. SNG ANS 557 (same dies). Nice VF. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 570 Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles. AE20. 317-295 BC. Wreathed head of Persephone left / Bull butting left, dolphin above. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 576 Sicily, Syracuse AE20. 4th century BC. Head of Persephone left / Bull butting left, club above. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 622 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. EL 50 Litrai. ca 310-306 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left; altar behind / ΣYΡAK-OΣIΩN, tripod. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 623 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. EL 50 Litrai. ca 310-306 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left; eight-pointed star behind / ΣYΡAK-OΣIΩN, tripod. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 630 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. EL 50 Litrai. ca 310-306 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left; eight-pointed star behind / ΣYΡAK-OΣIΩN, tripod; Π within legs. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 630cf Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. EL 50 Litrai. ca 310-306 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left; eight-pointed star behind / ΣYΡAK-OΣIΩN, tripod-lebes. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 631 Syracuse. Reign of Agathokles. 317-289 BC. Struck ca. 310-306 BC. EL 25 litrae (3.53 grams). Laureate head of Apollo left, horse's head behind / tripod with lion's feet. SNGCop 706. TextFull Size
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SNG ANS 633 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Circa 310-305 BC. Wreathed head of Arethusa left, three dolphins around, NI beneath neck / Charioteer driving quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; triskeles above. TextFull Size
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SNG ANS 638 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. AR Tetradrachm. 310-305 BC. Wreathed head of Artemis-Arethusa left, three dolphins around; NI beneath neck / Charioteer driving quadriga left holding kentron, triskeles above. TextFull Size
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SNG ANS 639 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. AR Tetradrachm. Struck circa 310-305 BC. Wreathed head of Arethusa left, three dolphins around, NI beneath neck / Charioteer driving quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left. TextFull Size
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SNG ANS 642 Syracuse. Agathokles AR Tetradrachm. c310-305 BC. Wreathed head of Arethusa left, three dolphins around, ΦI beneath neck / Charioteer driving quadriga left, holding kentron, triskeles above, AI monogram in ex. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 643 Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles AR Tetradrachm. ca 310-305 BC. Wreathed head of Arethusa left, three dolphins around, ΦI beneath neck / Charioteer [Image] driving quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; triskeles above, ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN and AI monogram in exergue. Ierardi 78, McClean 2816. TextFull Size
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SNG ANS 664 Syracuse. Reign of Agathokles. 317-289 BC. Struck ca. 310-304 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.95 grams). Arethusa, dolphins around / quadriga, triskeles above. SNGCop 753. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 664v Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles AR Tetradrachm. Struck circa 310-305 BC. KOΡAΣ, wreathed head of Kore right, in single-pendant earring and necklace / AΓAΘOKΛEOΣ, Nike standing right and erecting trophy; AI monogram to left, triskeles to outer right. SNGCop 764. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 670ff Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles AR Tetradrachm. ca 313–305/4 BC or later. KOΡAΣ, head of Kore-Persephone right, in pendant earring, wreathed with grain / AΓAΘOKΛEIOΣ, Nike standing right, erecting trophy, triskeles to left. Ierardi 236, SNG ANS 670–680. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 674cf Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles AR Tetradrachm. Struck ca. 313-305/4 BC. Head of Kore right, wreathed with grain / Nike standing right, inscribing trophy, triskeles behind. TextFull Size
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SNG ANS 676 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AR Tetradrachm. c305-295 BC. Wreathed head of Kore right / Nike standing right and erecting trophy; triskeles to lower left. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 679 Syracuse, Agathokles AR Tetradrachm. Struck circa 305-295 BC. KORAS, wreathed head of Kore right, in single-pendant earring and necklace / Nike standing right and erecting trophy; triskeles to left. Ierardi 210. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 680 Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles AR Tetradrachm. Struck circa 305-295 BC. Wreathed head of Kore right / AΓAΘOKKIOΣ (sic), Nike standing right, erecting trophy; triskeles to lower left. Ierardi 225. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 682 Sicily, Syracuse AR Stater. ca 304-289 BC. Head of Athena left in Corinthian helmet, in pendant earring and pearl necklace / Pegasus flying left, triskeles below. Calciati 17. TextFull Size
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SNG ANS 684 Syracuse - Reign of Agathokles. 305-295 B.C. AR Stater. 6.763 grams. Struck c. 300. Head of Athena, wearing Corinthian helmet / Pegasus flying l.; beneath, triskeles of legs. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 704 Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AV Stater, Double Dekadrachm. ca 305-289 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / Winged thunderbolt; monogram below. Bιrend, l'or pl. 9, 3; Jenkins pl. 15, C. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 706Syracuse Quarter stater or hemidrachm. Struck under Agathokles, 295-289 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left / No city name, charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving galloping biga right, triskeles at lower right, a poorly formed Φ resembling a K in exergue. Hoover HGC 1286; SNG ANS 706.TextFull Size
SNG ANS 708 Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. AE Litra. Period 4, circa 295 BC. ΣΩTEIΡA, head of Artemis right, in triple-pendant earring and necklace, quiver over shoulder / Winged thunderbolt, AΓAΘOKΛEOΣ above, BAΣIΛEOΣ below. SNGCop 779. TextFull Size
SNG Cop 746Syracuse, Sicily. AV Drachm (sometimes called Hemistater or Dekadrachm). 4.3 g. 317-310 BC. Struck under Agathokles as tyrant. Laureate head of Apollo left / ΣYΡA-K-OΣION, charioteer driving rearing biga right, triskeles rotating right below. McClean 2814; SNG Copenhagen 746; SNG Lockett 1001; De Luynes 1312 var (triskeles left); cf Sear Greece 967.TextFull Size
SNG Cop 765Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles AR Tetradrachm. Struck circa 310-305 BC. KOΡAΣ, head of Kore right, wreathed with grain, in single-pendant earring and necklace / AΓAΘOKΛEOΣ, Nike standing right, erecting trophy with nail in right hand, hammer in left; clockwise triskeles to outer right. TextFull Size
SNG Cop 766Sicily, Syracuse AR Tetradrachm. KOΓAΣ, head of Persephone right / Nike standing left, erecting trophy of arms. TextFull Size
SNG Cop 767Syracuse, Agathokles, 317-289 BC, AE 22 mm. Head of Herakles left / Lion pouncing right. TextFull Size
SNG Lockett 992Agathokles, Syracuse, Sicily. Electrum 100 litrae. ca. 317-289 BC. 6.55 g. ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, laureate head of Apollo left, tripod altar behind head. / ΣΩTEIΡA, diademed head of Artemis right, quiver and tripod altar behind head. SNG Lockett 992.TextFull Size
Sear 974Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles AR Tetradrachm. Head of Persephone right in wreath of corn, KOΡAΣ behind / Nike, naked to waist, erecting trophy, AΓAΘOKΛEIOΣ behind. TextFull Size
Sear 975Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles, AR Stater. 317-310 BC. Head of Athena right / ΣYΡAKOΣION above and beneath Pegasos left. TextFull Size
Sear 1195Syracuse, Sicily, AE19. Time of Agothokles, 317-289 BC, Head of Persephone left. / Bull butting left, club and T above, IΣ in exergue. TextFull Size
Sear 1198Syracuse, Sicily, AE13. Time of Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left / Dog reclining left, head turned, star above, ΣΩ in exergue. BMC 377; SNG ANS 744. TextFull Size
Sear 1199Syracuse, Sicily, AE18. 317-289 BC, SYRAKOSION, laureate head of Apollo left, pileus behind head / Pegasus flying left, A below. SNG ANS 648; BMC 321. TextFull Size
Sear 1200Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles AE 24mm. ca 295 BC. ΣΩTEIΡA, bust of Artemis right, quiver over shoulder / AΓAΘOKLEOΣ BAΣIΛEOΣ above and below winged thunderbolt. BMC 422, SNGCop 779, Calciati 142. TextFull Size
Sear 1201Sicily, Syracuse, AE22. Time of Agathokles, 312-289 BC. ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, youthful male head (of Herakles?) right wearing taenia / lion prowling right, club above. Lindgren III 527, BMC 389. TextFull Size
Sear 1202Sicily, Syracuse, AE25. Reign of Agathokles, 317-289BC. Head of Athena right in crested Corinthian helmet / Horseman wearing Phrygian helmet cantering right with couched spear. TextFull Size
Sear 1203Syracuse, Sicily, AE23. c.300 BC, Helmeted head of Athena right / ΣYΡAKOΣION around Pegasus flying left. SNG ANS 694. TextFull Size
Sear 1204Sicily, Syracuse, AE13. Time of Timoleon, 344-336BC. Head of Athena left in crested Corinthian helmet / Winged thunderbolt. TextFull Size
See also: Magna Graecia Coins of Syracuse, Agathokles
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