Ancient Coinage of Syracuse, Sicily, Hiketas

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BMC 439Syracuse, Sicily, attic tridrachm or 15 litrae, struck under Hiketas, 288-278 BC. 12.56 g. Head of Persephone-Kore left, wearing wreath of corn and earrings. Bucranium behind head / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, Nike, holding goad and reins, in quadriga galloping left. Eight-rayed star above. BMC 439.TextImage
BMC 441ffSyracuse, Sicily AE15. 287-282 BC. Head of Persephone left wearing earring & necklace / charioteer driving fast biga right, triskeles beneath horses' forelegs. TextImage
BMC 446Syracuse, Sicily, Hiketas. AE Litra. 6.11 gr, 22.21mm. Ca. 287278 BC. ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN. Head of Persephone left, wreathed with grain, stalk of barley behind head / Charioteer driving fast biga right; star of eight rays above; AΓ monogram in exergue. BMC 446; Hoover 1446; Sear Greece 1209.TextImage
Calciati 124Syracuse, Sicily. Hiketas, AE21. 287-278 BC. 7.75 g. (ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN), Head of Persphone left, wreathed with corn. / Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving galloping biga right, triskeles below. Calciati 124; Hoover HGC 1466.TextImage
Calciati 125Syracuse, Sicily. Hiketas, AE20. 317-278 BC. 8.28 g. ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, Head of Persphone left, wreathed with corn. / Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving galloping biga right, A in exergue. Calciati 125; SNG ANS 772; SNG Morcom 777; Hoover HGC 1466.TextImage
Calciati 157Syracuse, Sicily. Hiketas. 287-278 BC. AE 23mm. ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, laureate head of Zeus Hellanios left; palladium behind / ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, eagle standing left on thunderbolt; star in left field.TextImage
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Calciati 157vSyracuse, Sicily. Hiketas. 287-278 BC. AE 24mm. Laureate head of Zeus Hellanios left; trophy behind / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt. SNG ANS 808. TextImage
Calciati 158Syracuse, Sicily AE17. 288-279 BC. Head of young Zeus left / Eagle standing left. TextImage
Calciati 159Syracuse. Hiketas. 288-272 BC. AE 24mm. Laureate head of Zeus Hellanios left / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt. TextImage
Calciati 165Syracuse, Sicily. Hiketas. 287-278 BC. AE 25mm. Laureate head of Zeus Hellanios left / Eagle standing right on thunderbolt. SNG ANS 782 var. TextImage
Calciati 167Syracuse, Sicily. Hiketas. 287-278 BC. AE 22mm. Laureate head of Zeus Hellanios right / Eagle left on thunderbolt. Calciati II 167; TextImage
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Calciati 168Syracuse, Sicily, under Hiketas. 288-279 BC. AE 26mm. ΔIOΣ EΛΛANIOY Laureate head of young Zeus Hellanios right / ΣYΡAK-OΣIΩN, Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; A before. Calciati II pg. 313, 168; Favorito 50. TextImage
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Calciati 168ASyracuse, Sicily. Hiketas. 287-278 BC. AE 23mm. Laureate head of Zeus Hellanios right; trophy behind / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; star & A before. SNG ANS 803ff var. TextImage
Calciati 168a130. Syracuse. Hiketas. 287-278 BC. AE 23mm (7.56 gm). Laureate head of Zeus Hellanios right / Eagle left on thunderbolt; star and A before. Calciati II pg. 314, 168A. Overstruck on uncertain type.TextImage
Calciati 169vSyracuse, Sicily, Hiketas AE 18. Head of young Zeus right / Eagle standing left, helmet before. TextImage
Calciati 172Syracuse, Sicily. Hiketas. c287-278 BC. AE24. Laureate head of Zeus Hellanios right / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; A in left field. SNG ANS 799; Favorito 50. TextImage
Calciati 172vSyracuse, Sicily. Hiketas. c287-278 BC. AE 22mm. Youthful laureate head of Zeus Hellanios left / Eagle standing left; A in left field. SNG ANS 797. TextImage
Sear 978Syracuse, Sicily AV 60 Litrai. Time of Hiketas. Circa 279-278 BC. ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN to left of head of Persephone left, wearing grain wreath, pendant earring and pearl necklace; symbol (bee?) behind head / Nike driving galloping biga right; moon above; theta beneath horses. Unclear EΠI IKETA in exergue. BMC 430; SG 978.TextImage
SNG ANS 778Syracuse, Sicily. Hiketas. ca 287-278 BC. AV 60 Litrai - Dekadrachm (4.26 gm). Issued for the Carthaginian campaign of 279/278 BC. ΣYΡAKOΣIΩN, wreathed head of Persephone left, cornucopiae behind / EΠI IKETA in ex, Nike in galloping biga right, fibula above, F before, Q below. TextImage
SNG ANS 790Syracuse, Sicily. AE23. (ΔIOΣ EΛΛANOIY), laureate head of Zeus Hellanios right / ΣYPAK-(OΣION) eagle left on thunderbolt. TextImage