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SICILY, Syracuse. Pyrrhos. 278-276 BC. Æ (22.5mm, 9.07 g, 6h). Head of Kore right, wearing wreath of grain ears; torch to left / Demeter, holding grain ear in right hand and scepter in left, seated slightly right; BAΣIΛEΩ[Σ] ΠYPPOY at sides. B&S Type 7; CNS 185 var. (unlisted with torch symbol); BAR Issue 49; HGC 3, 269. Olive green patina, with a light earthen dusting, a few minor flaws, light cleaning marks on obverse, a couple of minor scratches at edge on reverse. Near EF. Wonderful style and attractive in hand. Unpublished with the torch symbol.