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Didrachm of Eryx (?) with eagle

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Obverse: Eagle standing left. Reverse: Crab.


By 1958: with AG Leu & Co., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland and Adolph Hess AG, Haldenstrasse 5, Lucerne, Switzerland (Leu-Hess auction, April 2, 1958, Hotel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, lot 48, as struck at Agrigentum and from the estate of Jacob Hirsch); by 1965: with Bank Leu and Co., A.G.; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu and Co., A.G., December 8, 1965

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, about 480 B.C.


Eryx (?), Sicily


Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 8.71 gm. Die Axis: 4

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