GB49821. Bronze dichalkon, Rogers 194; BCD Thessaly 1085 var (obv K); BMC Thessaly p. 16, 4 var (same); SNG Cop 44 var (same); SGCV I 2073, F, weight 3.963 g, maximum diameter 17.3 mm, die axis 75o, Krannon mint, 350 - 300 B.C.; obverse horseman galloping right, wearing petasos; reverse KP-A/NNO, hydria (water carrying vessel) mounted on cart, crow standing on right wheel; ex BCD collection with his handwritten round tag; $36.00 (€27.00)
Syracuse, Sicily, Hiketas, 287 - 278 B.C.
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)