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ID:     750589
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Hieron II
Date Ruled:     275-215 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Hemilitron
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 274-216
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     6.78 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Legend:     [ΣΥΡ]ΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ
Obverse Description:     [SUR]AKOSIWN, wreathed head of Persephone left, wearing single-pendant earring and necklace; poppy head to right
Reverse Legend:     Q / IE
Reverse Description:     Bull butting left; club and Q above, IE in exergue
Exergue:     IE
Primary Reference:     Calciati II, 191 DS 89 R1 8
Reference2:     SNG Morcom 809
Reference3:     SNG ANS 593 var. (letter below club; Agathokles)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, dark bown patina.