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Roman Republican Quadrans overstruck on a coin of Hieron II. of Syracuse / Sicily






Corn-Ear AE quadrans, (5.48g) c. 211-210 BC, Sicilian Mint

Obv.: Head of Hercules right, three pellets behind
Former coin: Head of Poseidon left (image below)

Rev.: Bull charging right, corn-ear and three pellets above, ROMA below
Former coin: Trident (visible on the lower part of the coin)

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