Syracuse, Sicily 466-405 BC
Bronze hemilitron, 15 mm, 4.11 gm.
Second Democracy, struck ca. 405 BC.
Syracuse was founded in 734 BC. For a time it was the most powerful Greek city anywhere, often clashing with Carthage for control of Sicily. Syracuse sided with Sparta in the Peloponnesian War, defeating the Athenian invasion.
Holloway, Further, Series 3; CNS 20; HGC 2, 1479.