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ID:     185650
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Dionysius I
Date Ruled:     Time of Dionysios I. 406-367 BC
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     10 Litrae - Didrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC circa 406-405
Diameter:     10 mm
Weight:     0.66 g
Obverse Legend:     ΣΥΡΑ (retrograde)
Obverse Description:     Head of Athena left wearing crested Attic helmet
Reverse Description:     Aegis with gorgoneion in center
Primary Reference:     Boehringer, Dionysios 9
Reference2:     SNG ANS 316
Reference3:     Rizzo pl.48, 6
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=37900
Grade:     Toned EF
Notes:     Rare this nice!