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    Gem-Like Fraction

    SICILY. Syracuse. Hieron II (275-215 BC). AR 2.5 litrai (16mm, 2.26 gm, 12h). Struck 216-215 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left / ΣYΡΑΚΟΣΙΟΙ, Female deity standing left, himation billowing behind, holding open scroll in right hand and palm branch in left Φ in inner left field. HGC 2, 1420 (same dies as illustrated specimen). Carroccio 1994, p. 15, 1. Rare! A gem-like piece, perfectly centered and struck from dies of remarkable style. NGC XF? 5/5 - 5/5. Fine Style.

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