Coin of Syracuse with head of Hieron II

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 238–218/5 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Syracuse

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 16.43 gm.

Accession Number

92.21

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hieron II, diademed, to the left
Reverse: Horseman galloping right, holding couched lance.
Inscription in Greek.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury