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Coin of Syracuse with head of Hieron II

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Obverse: head of Hieron II, diademed, to the left Reverse: Horseman galloping right, holding couched lance; [Greek inscription]

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 238–218/5 B.C.

Mint

Syracuse, Sicily

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 16.43 gm.

Accession Number

92.21

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins