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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1986.540.176
People
Pyrrhos of Epiros, Greek (319 BCE - 272 BCE)
Title
Coin of of Syracuse under Pyrrhos
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
278 BCE-276 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Syracuse (Sicily)
Period
Hellenistic period, Early
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/177893
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
10.06 g
Die Axis
12
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Jonathan Rosen
Accession Year
1986
Object Number
1986.540.176
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: SYRAKOSIWN Head of Herakles l.
Rev.: Athena standing r., holding shield and spear.

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