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Didrachm of Eryx (?) with eagle

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Obverse: Eagle standing left. Reverse: Crab.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Eryx (?), Sicily

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

65.1676

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins