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    - ID: 338

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 1998-03-22

    SICILY. Syracuse.
    Hieron II, 274-216 B.C.

    AV-drachm.
    Av.: Head of Persephone to l., behind, corn ear.
    Rv.: Biga to r., horses galloping.
    4,36 g. c. 15mm.

    BoC: 21/2, 1996/7, p. 20.

    FAKE – This counterfeit, which goes back to the 1960s, is coarse, with shiny fields and artificially roughened surfaces on the head.