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ID:     188822
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Republic
Date Ruled:     214-212 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     8 Litrae
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 214-212
Diameter:     23 mm
Weight:     6.79 g
Obverse Description:     Helmeted head of Athena left
Reverse Legend:     ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ / ΞΑ
Reverse Description:     winged thunderbolt; XA
Primary Reference:     SNG ANS 1045
Reference2:     Burnett 94
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=42622
Grade:     Toned, near EF
Notes:     The Syracusan ruler Hieron II, a loyal ally of Rome, died in 215 BC while the Romans were locked in a life-and-death struggle with Hannibal of Carthage