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Tetradrachm

Object Number:
94-27-17
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
Culture:
Greek
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Leontini
Period:
Classical Greek Period
Date Made:
475 BC
Early Date:
-475
Late Date:
-475
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Silver
Iconography:
Quadriga
Horses
Nike
Youth
Lion
Description:
Obverse: Quadriga moving r. on dotted ground line, with prancing horses; Nike flies r. above, crowning horses; dotted border. Reverse: Roaring lion's head, looking r., surrounded on four sides by 4 grains of barley; all are enci rcled by an inscription, LEONTINON, NON over the lion's head, LE r. of the lion's open mouth, ON below the lion's jaws, IN l. of the lion's head.
Outside Diamater:
2.6cm
Credit Line:
Gift of L. Daniel Dannenbaum

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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