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ID:     936155
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     The Deinomenid Tyranny (Gelon I, Hieron I)
Date Ruled:     AD 475-470
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Litra
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     485-466 BC
Diameter:     13 mm
Weight:     0.77 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Arethusa to right, wearing pearl diadem, pendant earring and with her hair tied up at the back.
Reverse Legend:     ╬úVRA
Reverse Description:     Octopus
Primary Reference:     SNG ANS 132-3.
Reference2:     Boehringer series XIIIa, 426 var
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Price Sold For:     1250 USD
Grade:     EF
Notes:     (1) Struck under Hieron I (2) Classical Numismatic Group Nomos AG 2013 List: Lot No. 4 (3) Ex Triton XIII, 5 January 2010, 1029.