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ID:     189514
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Hiketas
Date Ruled:     287-278 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 287-278
Diameter:     23 mm
Weight:     11.51 g
Obverse Description:     DIOS ELLANIOU, laureate head of Zeus Hellanios left; thunderbolt behind
Reverse Description:     SURAKOSIWN, eagle standing left on thunderbolt
Primary Reference:     Calciati II pg. 303, 157 Ds 59 Rs 14 R1 1/2 corr. (no symbols on reverse)
Reference2:     SNG ANS 814
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=47391
Grade:     Near EF, attractive dark brown patina.