#10300 Bronze AE18 - Period of Timoleon - Circa 344 to 336 BC Syracuse Sicily - For Sale
#10300 Bronze AE18 - Period of Timoleon - Circa 344 to 336 BC Syracuse Sicily
Historical Context: This coin was minted in SYRACUSE around 344 to 336 BC during the reign of Timoleon. Timoleon, son of Timodemus, of Corinth (ca. 411–337 BCE) was a Greek statesman and general. As the champion of Greece against Carthage he is closely connected with the history of Sicily, especially Syracuse. Timoleon, being named by an unknown voice in the popular assembly, was chosen by a unanimous vote to undertake the mission to address a threat from Sparta in 344 BC.
Obv: Athena facing left
Size: about 18 mm (about the size of a US Penny, but twice as thick)
Condition: Fair/Very Fine