Ancient Coinage of Sicily, Syracuse, Roman

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BMC 698Sicily, Syracuse AE25. Roman times, after 212 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, Nike seated left on prostrate sacrificial bull. TextImage
Calciati 222Sicily, Syracuse. After 212 BC. AE 15mm. Janiform head of a bearded Dionysos, in wreath of ivy / Thyrsos tied with fillet. TextImage
Calciati 226Sicily, Syracuse. After 212 BC. AE 21mm. Laureate head of Zeus left; helmet behind / Nike driving galloping biga left. TextImage
Calciati 227Sicily, Syracuse. After 212 BC. AE 24mm. Laureate head of Zeus left / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, Nike, holding whip and reins, driving galloping quadriga right, crescent above. BMC 691; Hoover 1474; Calciati II, 227-229; Sear 1229. TextImage
Calciati 229Syracuse AE19. Under Roman Rule, 214-12 BC. Head of Zeus right / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, Nike driving biga right. TextImage
Calciati 230Sicily, Syracuse. After 212 BC. AE 25mm. Laureate head of Zeus right / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, simulacrum standing right in walking quadriga. SNG ANS 1059-1060. TextImage
Calciati 233Sicily, Syracuse. After 212 BC. AE 22mm. Helmeted head of Ares right / Nike standing facing, kneeling on ram. SNG ANS 1087ff. TextImage
Calciati 234Syracuse, Sicily AE. 214-212 BC (Democracy) Roman rule. 6.54g; 20mm. Laureate and bearded head of Zeus right / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, eagle standing right on thunderbolt, wings spread. Calciati 234; BMC 690.TextImage
Calciati 238Syracuse Sicily AE19. Time of Roman Rule, ca 212-150 BC. Radiate bust of Artemis right, quiver at shoulder / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, female figure standing right, naked, holding branch & wreath. TextImage
Calciati 238 varSyracuse. Roman Times, AE 212-133 BC. 18.59mm, 6.88 g. Radiate, draped bust of Artemis right, quiver and bow over shoulder / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, Apollo or Osiris, wearing short chiton and with modius on head, standing right, holding wreath and palm branch. Head Roman, 15 var ("Helios", figure naked); BMC 719 var ("Helios", ditto); Hoover 1477 var (ditto and with solar disk on head); Calciati 237-238 var (ditto).TextImage
Calciati 240Syracuse, Sicily AE19. 214-212 BC. Head of Serapis right, hair bound in a taenia / Isis standing left (no headdress), holding sistrum and sceptre. BMC 703; Hoover 1478; cf Head, Roman 6 (with headdress).TextImage
SNG ANS 1096Sicily. Syracuse. Under Roman Rule (after 212 BC). AE 16mm. Wreathed head of Persephone left / ΣY-ΡAKO-ΣIΩN, legend in three lines within wreath. BAR issue 103; CNS 217; Favorito type 84b; SNG ANS 1096-8.TextImage
SNG Cop 902Sicily, Syracuse Under Roman Rule AE19. 212-150 BC. Head of Zeus right / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, Victory in biga right, N below. TextImage
SNG Cop 904Sicily, Syracuse AE21. Under Roman Rule, 212-150 BC. Head of Serapis right / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, Isis standing, wearing headdress, holding istrum and sceptre. SNG Fitz 1454. TextImage
SNG Cop 910Syracuse, Sicily, AE20, Roman Rule, c. 204 - 133 BC. Helmeted head of Ares right / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, Nike, facing, wings spread, preparing to sacrifice a bull prostrate below. SNG Cop 910, SNG ANS 1087. TextImage
SNG Cop 911Syracuse, Sicily, under Roman rule, after 212 BC. AE20. Bust of Demeter-Core right, wreathed with corn-ears / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, Demeter standing left, holding torch and transverse sceptre. Arslan, Milan Collection 1196; Hoover HGC 1476; SNG Cop 911; Calciati II, 231; SNG Dreer 554.TextImage
SNGCop 914Sicily, Syracuse under Roman Rule, after 212 BC, AE14mm. Head of Apollo right / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, sacrificial cap. TextImage
TLA 35753Syracuse. Roman Times, AE 25.38mm, 11.83 g. 212-133 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, Nike, holding whip and reins, driving galloping quadriga right. Hoover 1503 var (biga); Calciati II, 228-229 var (biga); BMC -; Head -; Evans -; Sear -. TimeLine Auction int. 35753.TextImage
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