Sicily, Syracuse, Pyrrhus, Bronze Unit

Item Reference: C190009345 In Stock Share
Sicily, Syracuse. Bronze struck under Pyrrhus of Epirus, c. 278-276 BC. Obverse: ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ, head of Heracles facing left, wearing lion skin headdress, cornucopiae behind. Reverse: Athena Promachos advancing right, holding…
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Description

Sicily, Syracuse.

Bronze struck under Pyrrhus of Epirus, c. 278-276 BC.

Obverse: ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ, head of Heracles facing left, wearing lion skin headdress, cornucopiae behind.
Reverse: Athena Promachos advancing right, holding spear and shield.

(CNS 175 var (symbol)).

Pleasing green patina. Extremely fine.

9.55g.

Specification

Periodc 278 - 276 BC
Datec. 278-276 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Unit

Coin Ruler

Syracuse

Country

Italy and Sicily

Coin House

Sicily

Metal

Bronze

ReferencesCNS 175 var (symbol).
Weight9.55 g

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