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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.940
People
Agathokles of Syracuse, Greek (r. 317-289 BCE)
Title
Twenty-Five Litrae of Agathokles,Tyrant of Syracuse
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
310 BCE-305 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Syracuse (Sicily)
Period
Hellenistic period, Early
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/188079
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Electrum
Metal
EL
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.59 g
Die Axis
3
Denomination
twenty-five litrae
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Jenkins Grp. B,2; 02/R1
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
1.1965.940
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Apollo l.; to right, dolphin.
Rev.: SYRAKOSIWN Tripod-lebes; ground line. Linear border.

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