BRONZE LITRA OF SYRACUSE, SICILY. REIGN OF HIKETAS, 288-279 BC.

BRONZE LITRA OF SYRACUSE, SICILY. REIGN OF HIKETAS, 288-279 BC.

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Obverse: ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, Head of Persephone facing left, wreathed with corn.

Reverse: charioteer driving galloping biga right, triskeles beneath horses' forelegs.

Sear: 1209. B.M.C: 2. 441. Hoover: 1446. [Syracuse, Sicily, 288-279 BC].

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.7 g.

A stunning example of this classic Greek coin. The obverse depicts Persephone, queen of the underworld, and the wife of Hades. This piece is in remarkable condition, with an attractive toffee brown patina.

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