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ID:     3900Pyrrhus
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Syracuse
Issuer:     Phyrrhus
Date Ruled:     278-276 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE24
Struck / Cast:     struck
Diameter:     23.2 mm
Weight:     10.525 g
Obverse Legend:     ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ
Obverse Description:     Head of Herakles left, clad in lion-skin headdress; club behind, ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ before.
Reverse Description:     Athena Promachos advancing right, hurling javelin and holding shield; wreath behind.
Primary Reference:     Calciati II p. 324, 177
Reference2:     SNG ANS 847
Reference3:     SNG Cop 809-814
Reference4:     Sear 1213
Photograph Credit:     Forvm Ancient Coins
Grade:     gVF/VF