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SIRACUSA - Sicilia - Italia
Hiern II (275-215 A.C.)
AE Tetras 19.1 mm - 6.0 gr

Hieron II fue tirano y Rey de Siracusa, entre el 270-215 A.C.
Su gobierno conllev 50 aos de paz y prosperidad, convirtindose en una de las capitales ms famosos de la antigedad. Ampli el teatro y construy un inmenso altar. La figura literaria Tecrito y el filsofo Arqumedes vivieron bajo su gobierno. Despus de luchar contra los Mamertini en Messana, con el tiempo se ali con Roma.


Anv: Cabeza vistiendo diadema de Poseidn, viendo a izquierda.
Rev: Tridente muy ornamentado con delfines en ambos lados. "IOΡΩ / NOΣ", debajo, dividida por el mango del tridente y "ΣΩ debajo a la derecha.

Acuacin: 268 - 218 A.C.
Ceca: Siracusa - Sicilia - Italia

Referencias: B.M.C. (Sicily) #610 Pag. 218 - HGC 2 #1550 - SNG ANS #1004 - SNG Cop #856 - Sear GTV I #1223 Pag.126 - SNG Mnchen #1409 - Calciati #197 Pag.398 (R1/21)
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