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ID:     3900193
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Dionysius I
Date Ruled:     406-367 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     circa 405-367 BC
Diameter:     28.5 mm
Weight:     31.57 g
Obverse Legend:     [Σ]ΥΡΑ
Obverse Description:     Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet; [Σ]ΥΡΑ to the upper left
Reverse Description:     Two dolphins flanking star.
Primary Reference:     SNG ANS 455
Reference2:     Sear 1189
Reference3:     CNS 62
Photograph Credit:     Calgary Coin
Source:     http://calgarycoin.com
Grade:     VF, medium to dark green patina.
Notes:     Sear dates these to the time of Timoleon ca. 344 to 336 BC, but it now appears that they were probably struck during the time of Dioysios I (405 to 367 BC), most likely ca 390 BC.