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Stater of Syracuse with head of Athena, struck under Agathokles

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Obverse: Head of Athena, to right, wearing a crested Corinthian helmet, on the upper part of which is a griffin running to right. She wears also a necklace. Reverse: Pegasos, with pointed wing, flying to left. Between his legs a triskelis of human legs. Inscription in Greek.

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 317–310 B.C.


Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0461.


Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.44 gm.

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins