SICILY. Syracuse. Hieron II of Syracuse in association with Ptolemy II Philadelphos of Egypt, c. 264/260 BC. Diobol (Bronze, 25 mm, 17.34 g, 1 h), in the style of contemporary standard Ptolemaic coinage from Alexandreia, Syracuse. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY Eagle, with spread wings, standing left on thunderbolt; in field to left, oval shield; to right, below wing tips, A. SNG Copenhagen -. Svoronos 615. Wolf & Lorber, 'Western Greek' Style, Subgroup 3. Dark green patina. Encrustations on the reverse. Good very fine.
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