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    Syracuse. Gelon, son of Hieron II (274-216 BC). AR 8 litrae (20mm, 6.42 gm, 9h). Ca. 216/5 BC. Diademed head of Gelon left / ΣYPAKΩΣIOI above, [ΓE]ΛΩNOΣ in exergue, Nike, holding kentron and reins, driving galloping biga right; above, BA; below horses' forelegs, E. Burnett 56. Cf. SNG ANS 896 (no BA). Flan crack and a few scratches. Toned. Very Fine.

    From the Mayflower Collection.
    Ex Coin Galleries (10 November 1992), 71.


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