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ID:     3900Kore1
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Hiketas
Date Ruled:     288-279 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE23
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     287-283 BC
Diameter:     23 mm
Weight:     11.375 g
Obverse Legend:     ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ
Obverse Description:     Head of Persephone (Kore) left, wreathed in grain; ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ before, pellet and stalk of grain behind.
Reverse Legend:     * / Σ
Reverse Description:     Nike diving biga right, whip in right hand, reigns in left; star above, Σ in exergue.
Exergue:     Σ
Primary Reference:     Calciati II, p. 259, 123
Reference2:     SNG ANS 760 var. (no Σ in ex.)
Reference3:     Sear 1209
Grade:     VF