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Syracuse, Sicily, Hieron II, 275 - 215 B.C.
References disagree on the date of this type. Dates range from the rule of Hieron II beginning in 275 B.C. to the end of the 5th Republic in 212 B.C.
GS86619. Silver 2 1/2 litrae, SNG Cop
882, SNG ANS 9
03, SNG MŁnchen
1439, HGC 2
420 (R2) corr.
, BMC Sicily
-, VF, well centered
, light bumps and marks, ethnic
weakly struck, Syracuse
2.229g, maximum diameter
15.2mm, die axis
, 216 - 215 B.C.; obverse
standing facing, looking up to heaven, veil billowing out behind around head
, scroll in right hand, filleted palm
frond in left hand, A upper right; very rare
Catalog current as of Wednesday, May 22, 2019.
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