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ID:     77000072
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Hieron II
Date Ruled:     275-215 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Hemilitron
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     circa 240/30-218 BC BC
Weight:     16.29 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head left; thunderbolt behind
Reverse Legend:     ΙΕΡΩΝ[ΟΣ]
Reverse Description:     Hieron, holding couched lance in right hand, on horse prancing right; AP monogram below horse’s forelegs
Primary Reference:     Carroccio, basileus, type 62
Reference2:     cf. CCO pl. XLII, 12-17
Reference3:     CNS 195 Ds 59 R1 8
Reference4:     SNG ANS 933 var. (obv. symbol); cf. SNG Lloyd 1555
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, dark green patina, minor cleaning marks.
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 72