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Syracuse, Hieron II AE18

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Syracuse Sicily, Hieron II 275-215 BC, AE18, 5.74g

Obv: Head of Poseidon left Rev: Ornamental trident, dolphin to each side "IER-WNOS" below

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Very nice. It takes a great love of history to collect and research these pieces. Way to go! :bthumbsup:

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Thanks! An interesting historical footnote on Hieron II is his favorable review in Machiavelli's The Prince "For even while a private citizen his merit was so remarkable...he lacked nothing a king should have save his kingdom".

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