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Syracuse 375-344 BC AE litra 6.86 g 1.85 cm 1.85 cm

obverse: hd Athena l wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with olive-wreath. 2 dolphins (in front ΣYPA
reverse: Hippocamp l with bridles
Calciati CNS II 44, Hoover HCS 1456
Munthandel G. Henzen February 1995 

C Common

409-395 BC litra (Calciati)

       additions obv.

C 41    pellet
C 42    pellet, dolphins 
C 43    L                indicative for Litra?
C 44    dolphins         In this series reduction of weight (of the litra) from 9.3 to 5.0 g.
                         May also indicate a lengthening of the period of minting (see CALCIATI, 1986)
C 45                     Most exemplars produced. Found all over Sicily.
                         Circulation for at least three decades (see CALCIATI, 1986)
C 46-61 Countermarked issues