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Many Greek colonies were established in Southern Italy and Sicily, beginning in the eighth century bc. The area became so wealthy and powerful that it was known as "Magna Graecia," or Greater Greece.

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Coinage as an art form reached its peak in Sicily during the 5th century bc, particularly in Syracuse. Many coin dies were signed by the artists who engraved these masterpieces.
   

G0626* 0593 Lucania, Metapontum: AE 13
$65.00
Obv. -- Hd. of Demeter r.
Rev. META Ear of barley
2.55 g
Sear G0626v: SNGC 1260
good VF


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G0917 0406 Sicily, Syracuse: AR 9 Hemiobol
$115.00
Obv. -- Hd. of Arethusa r.
Rev. -- Wheel of 4 spokes
0.37 g
Sear G0917: SNG 627 (OB); HIST. NUM. p.172
Nearly VF, rare

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G1223* 1227 Sicily, Syracuse, Hieron II: AE 18
$75.00
Obv. -- Hd. of Poseidon l.
Rev.
Trident btw. 2 dolphins
7.20 g
Sear G1223v: SNG ANS 964ff
nVF

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G1223* 1297 Sicily, Syracuse, Hieron II: AE 18
$75.00
Obv. -- Hd. of Poseidon l.
Rev.
Trident btw. 2 dolphins
6.96 g
Sear G1223v: BMC 610
VF

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