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ID:     735883
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Hieron II
Date Ruled:     275-215 BC
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     60 Litrae - Dekadrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 274-216
Diameter:     16 mm
Weight:     4.2 g
Obverse Description:     Wreathed head of Persephone left, wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace; bucranium behind
Reverse Legend:     ΙΣΡΩΝΟΣ
Reverse Description:     charioteer in driving biga left, holding kentron and reins; monogram below
Primary Reference:     Carroccio 032b (O13/R20)
Reference2:     SNG ANS 865 var. (monogram)
Reference3:     SNG Cop 818 var. (same)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=42105
Grade:     Superb EF.