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Coin of Syracuse with male head, struck under Agathokles

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Obverse: Male head right. Reverse: Lion right, above torch.

Provenance

By 1891: Rebecca Salisbury Collection; bequest of Rebecca Salisbury to MFA, January 6,1892

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, about 310–306 B.C.

Mint

Syracuse, Sicily

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 9.89 gm.

Accession Number

92.16

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins