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Diobol of Herakleia with head of Athena

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Obverse: Head of Athena in crested Athenian helmet adorned with hippocamp. Reverse: Herakles nude, strangling lion. In field between them [inscription]. to right: [inscription]

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Greek, Classical Period, 432–380 B.C.

Mint

Herakleia, Lucania

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.83 gm.

Accession Number

15.191

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins