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ID:     3900431
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Hieron II
Date Ruled:     275-215 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 17
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     274-216 BC
Diameter:     16 mm
Weight:     4.16 g
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of Apollo left.
Reverse Legend:     [ΙΕΡΩΝΟΣ]
Reverse Description:     Horse prancing right, [ΙΕΡΩΝΟΣ] below.
Primary Reference:     SNG ANS 1021 var
Photograph Credit:     Calgary Coin
Source:     http://calgarycoin.com
Grade:     VF, mid-green patina.
Notes:     This is probably a rather rare type, with only one specimen recorded in Coin Archives (CNG Sept. 22, Mail bid sale 67, lot 379), and the type is missing from many references on this series.