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Coin Portraying King Hieron II

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

274-216 BCE (Reign of Heiron II)

Artist:

Greek

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays King Hieron of Syracuse.

On the back a man, wearing armor, is shown riding horseback.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Greek

Title

Coin Portraying King Hieron II

Origin

Syracuse

Date

274 BCE–216 BCE

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

Diam. 2.7 cm; 16.80 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1202

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