Coin of Syracuse with head of Hieron II

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


Mint: Sicily, Syracuse

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 16.65 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

12.432

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hieron II, to the left, wearing diadem
Reverse: Horseman galloping to the right, holding lance.
Below: N
Inscription in Greek in exergue.

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark