Sicily, Syracuse, reign of Hieron II, (275-215 B.C.), AE 26, (17.80 g), obv. diademed head of Hieron beardless to left, uncertain (rudder) behind, rev. horseman prancing to right, holding spear couched, beneath F, in exergue IEPWNOS, (S.1221, SNG Cop. 842, BMC 595, SNG ANS 825-6). Extremely fine/good very fine with attractive chocolate patina.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously from Noble Numismatics Sale 102 (lot 4140), previously from the Robert Rossini Collection.