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Litra of Katane with head of Silenos

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Obverse: Head of Silenos left, crowned with wreath of ivy. Behind his neck, signed by Prokles with Greek letter. Reverse: Winged thunderbolt flanked by shield at left and right. Inscription in Greek.


By 1997: with Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., Post Office Box 479, Lancaster, PA 17608 (Classical Numismatic Group, Auction 42, The New York Marriott World Trade Center, Three World Trade Center, New York 10048, May 29-30, 1997, lot 124); purchased by MFA at auction 42; accessioned June 25, 1997

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 410 B.C.


Katane, Sicily


Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 0.85 gm. Die Axis: 2

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The Ancient World


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