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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1982.99.329
People
Agathokles of Syracuse, Greek (r. 317-289 BCE)
Title
Coin of Agathokles, Tyrant of Syracuse
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
317 BCE-295 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Syracuse (Sicily)
Period
Hellenistic period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/172738
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
4.14 g
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of H. Bartlett Wells, Class of 1929
Accession Year
1982
Object Number
1982.99.329
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: SYRAKOSION Head of Persephone l.
Rev.: Bull butting l.; above, club.

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