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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.757
Title
Tetradrachm of Syracuse
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
478 BCE-472 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Syracuse (Sicily)
Period
Classical period, Early
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/188900
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
17.04 g
Die Axis
4
Denomination
tetradrachm
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
B. V123/R189 (new die combination)
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
1.1965.757
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv. of 1.1965.756. Quadriga r., driven by charioteer; above, Nike flying r. to crown horses. Border of dots.
Rev.: SYRAKOSIO N Head of Arethusa r.; around four dolphins.

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