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    - ID: 80

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 1997-10-05

    SYRACUSE
    King Pyrrhos, 295-272 BC.

    AV-Stater, 278 BC.
    Av.: Helmeted head of Athena to r., behind owl.
    Rv.: Nike flying to l. with wreath and trophy, to.l. thunderbolt.
    8,61 g.

    Ref.: cf. NNM 149 (1962), 28, pl.7,8. Coll. Kunstfreund no.240.

    BoC:  21/1, 1996, p.2.

    FAKE – Quite dangerous, a 19th century cast. The fields are too flat and the dots of the border too thin.