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Coin of Syracuse with head of Hieron II

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Obverse: Head of Hieron II, to the left, wearing diadem Reverse: Horseman galloping to the right, holding lance; in exergue, [Greek inscription]

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark

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

Mint

Syracuse, Sicily

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 16.65 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

12.432

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins