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    - ID: 339

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 1998-03-22

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

    AV-drachm.
    Av.: Head of Persephone to l., behind, bucranium.
    Rv.: Biga to r., horses galloping, in exergue, monogram.
    Normal weight. c. 15 mm.

    Ref.: cf. Auction Ars Classica 17, 1934, lot 287.

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

    FAKE – An new counterfeit, the gold is markedly yellow.