Syracuse in Sicily. Time of Dionysios I, ca. 405 to 367 BC. Bronze Drachm.

Ancient Coins - Syracuse in Sicily. Time of Dionysios I, ca. 405 to 367 BC. Bronze Drachm.
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Denomination : Bronze drachm.

Mint : Syracuse.

Date : Sear dates these to the time of Timoleon ca. 344 to 336 BC, but it now appears that they were probably struck during the time of Dioysios I (405 to 367 BC) most likely ca 390 BC.

Size : 28.8 x 30.9 mm.  Weight : 33.75 grams.

Reference : Sear-1189.  SNG ANS 455. CNS-62

Grade : VF with a very dark green-brown patina.

Obverse : Head of Athena left, wearing a Corinthian helmet, with d SURA to the left.

Reverse : Two dolphins flanking what might be a star fish, but I believe is more likely a representation of a comet coming straight at you.


Price SKU: vcoin5169
US$ 435.00
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  • CAD 541.45

Rates for: 01/18/18

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