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ID:     733488
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Phyrrhus
Date Ruled:     278-276 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE24
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 278-276
Diameter:     24 mm
Weight:     9.07 g
Obverse Legend:     ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ
Obverse Description:     Head of Herakles left, wearing lionskin headdress; club behind (mostly off flan)
Reverse Description:     Athena Promachos right with shield and spear; wreath behind
Primary Reference:     Calciati II 177 Ds69
Reference2:     Virzi 1801
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=27019
Grade:     VF, choice emerald green patina
Notes:     .