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Tetradrachm of Katane with Amenanos and Silenos

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Obverse: River-god Amenanos kneeling right, on right knee. On his back, Silenos kneeling right on left knee, Hands stretched in front of him. Below, sea monster right. Reverse: Nike walks left, fillet in right hand. (Greek inscription) KA TA NAION

Provenance

By 1983: with Bank Leu & Co., AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, 8022 Zurich; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & Co., AG, January 18, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Early Classical Period, about 460 B.C.

Mint

Katane, Sicily

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 16.98 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1984.18

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins