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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.563
Title
Tetradrachm of Akragas
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
409 BCE-406 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Akragas (Sicily)
Period
Classical period, High
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/189781
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
16.69 g
Die Axis
9
Denomination
tetradrachm
Provenance
Glendining, 24 Nov. 1950 (Ryan), 1488 = Helbing, 20 Mar. 1928, 66 = Hamburger, 17 June 1908, 291 = J. Hirsch 20, 13 Nov. 1907, 108 = J. Hirsch 18, 27 May 1908 (Imhoof-Blumer), 2224
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Seltman 11
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Loan from the Trustees of the Arthur Stone Dewing Greek Numismatic Foundation
Object Number
1.1965.563
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: AKRAGANTINON Quadriga l. driven by Nike; above, grape vine.
Rev.: Two eagles standing l. on hare; to r., grasshopper.
Overstruck (on Syracuse?).

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