Hicetas was tyrant of Syracuse for about nine years. The only recorded events during his rule are his victory over Phintias, tyrant of Agrigentum, and his defeat to the Carthaginians at the river Terias. He was expelled from Syracuse by Thynion shortly before Pyrrhus arrived in Sicily.
GB62272. Bronze AE 23, Calciati II, p. 263, 125; SGCV I 1209, aVF, nice green patina, weight 4.560 g, maximum diameter 21.2 mm, die axis 270o, Syracuse mint, 287 - 278 B.C.; obverse ΣYPAKOΣΩN, head of Kore left, wreathed in grain; reverseNike diving biga right, whip in right, reins in left, A in exergue; $36.00 (€27.00)
Probus, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.
RB51093. Silveredantoninianus, RIC V 911, VF, weight 3.696 g, maximum diameter 22.4 mm, die axis 180o, Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, obverse IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG, radiatebust left in consular robe, eagle tipped scepter in right; reverseSOLI INVICTO, Sol in a spread quadriga facing, radiate, cloak billowing out behind, raising right hand, whip in left, CM in center, XXIQ in ex; near full silvering; $17.51 (€13.13)