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ID:     3900427
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Dionysius I
Date Ruled:     406-367 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     405-367 BC
Diameter:     28.8 mm
Weight:     33.75 g
Obverse Legend:     ΣΥΡΑ
Obverse Description:     Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet, ΣΥΡΑ to left.
Reverse Description:     Starfish between two dolphins.
Primary Reference:     SNG ANS 455
Reference2:     Sear 1189
Reference3:     CNS 62
Photograph Credit:     Calgary Coin
Source:     http://calgarycoin.com
Grade:     VF, dark green-brown patina.
Notes:     Sear dates these to the time of Timoleon, circa 344-336 BC, but it now appears that they were probably struck during the time of Dionysios I (405-367 BC) most likely circa 390 BC.