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bronze coinage of ancient Syracuse

Emilio N. Favorito

bronze coinage of ancient Syracuse

a reference manual on the types of the bronze coins of ancient Syracuse including a compilation of specimens from the collections of the members of the Society Historia Numorum-Boston and other sources

by Emilio N. Favorito

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Published by E.N. Favorito in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Emilio N. Favorito.
SeriesSHN publication -- no.2
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p., 9 p. of plates :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19652494M

Add to your ancient coins collection with these Greek coins. Buy Greek coins online today! Ancient/Medieval Silver & Bronze Coins; Ancient Greek Coins; Ancient Greek Coins. Show Items 40 80 Sort By Ancient Coins of Syracuse: The Treasure of the Seas Set $ Any Quantity. Alexander the Great - Hemiobol Coins.   Favorito, E.N. The Bronze Coinage of Ancient Syracuse. (Boston, ) 54 pages, with 9 photographic plates. Printed card covers. Privately published, hard to find.

ONE - AUTHENTIC ANCIENT ROMAN Bronze COIN. Years Old. VARIOUS QUALITY out of 5 stars $ D 24K GOLD Gilded JFK Kennedy Half Dollar Coin (D Mint) BUY 1 GET 1 FREE out of 5 stars $ 22k Gold Layered Uncirculated Two Dollar Bill - Special Edition Collectible Currency Reviews: No coins are known of it before the middle of the fourth century, when, in common with many other Sicilian towns, it was liberated from tyrannical rule by Timoleon (B.C. ). It then restruck with its own types the large bronze coins of Syracuse (obv. Head of Athena, rev. Star-fish between dolphins):—.

# LARGE Bronze (AE28) of SYRACUSE - BC, Heiron II / Him on Horseback Historical Context: This coin was minted in SYRACUSE, SICILY during the reign of HIERON II ( BC). This wise and popular ruler was the first Greek tyrant to openly place his image on coins of the realm. The bronze coinage was divided into four denominations, a system taken over from the city coinage then current in Palestine and which was reused for the Bar Kochba issues. In general, the Bar Kochba coinage was based on the tradition of the coinage of the Jewish War, 66–


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Ancient Coinage of Sicily, Syracuse. Syracuse, a Greek city on the coast of Sicily Browse the Syracuse page with thumbnail images. Period: Description or name: See below for Sear Greece entries for Syracuse: BC: First Democracy: BC: The Deinomenid Tyranny: BC. Tyler is an avid numismatist and for over a decade has cultivated a deep interest in pre-modern and ancient coinage from around the world.

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Hieron II was tyrant and then king of Syracuse, c. to B.C. His rule brought 50 years of peace and prosperity, and Syracuse became one of the most renowned capitals of antiquity.

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Coin, Macedonia, Tragilos, Bronze Æ, BC, EF(), Bronze, SNG ANS Ancient Coinage of Sicily, Syracuse, Gelon II. Gelon, son of Hieron II, predeceased his father, dying in BC while organizing opposition to the Romans. Browse the Gelon II page with thumbnail images. There are four kinds of these coins according to Favorito (decent little book: Bronze Coinage of Ancient Syracuse).

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ref: Malloy 32b. 20mm, grams and very thick. Great olive-green to deep coppery tone. Thread by @DocCrom: Ancient Coin of the Day: A really lovely silver decadrachm, from Syracuse, ca. The Obverse shows a slow moving qu with a flying Nike above; the Reverse has a portrait of the nymph Arethusa.

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Man, Bing always seems to scam ancient coins at rock-bottom prices!! (I paid a bit closer to $delivered for my example) SICILY SYRACUSE HIERON II AE 21 C.

BC Diameter: 21 mm Weight: grams Obverse: Diad head of Poseidon left Reverse: Trident flanked by dolphins Reference: SNG Ans This ancient coin was minted in the historic Greek city of Syracuse. In BC, Greek settlers from Corinth founded Syracuse along the southeast coast of Sicily and the city soon flourished.

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