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AE26 of Sicily, Syracuse, Hieron II

Bronze AE26, 26mm, 21.39gm, issued 275-215 BC.

Obv: Diademed head to left.

Rev: [I]EPΩNO[Σ], Horseman prancing right holding spear, N before.

References: Sear 1221, SNG Cop 838.

Hieron was the ruler of Syracuse and friend and ally to the Romans during the Punic Wars.

1811NBL4586a   |   Very Fine   |   AUD 120   |   currently unavailable