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Object Number: 29-126-44
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Greek
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Syracuse
Sicily
Maker: Hieron II
Period: Hellenistic Period
Date Made: 275-216BC
Early Date: -275
Late Date: -216
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Silver
Iconography:Philistis
Barley
Quadriga
Nike
Horse
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Head of Philistis l., diademed and veiled; behind, stalk of barley. BASILISSAE/PHILISTISOS Quadriga r. driven by Nike; above, crescent; to r., KIS; below horses hooves, stalk of barley.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Grose, S. W. 1923. Fitzwilliam Museum: Catalogue of the McClean Greek Coins. Vol. I: Western Europe, Magna Graecia, Siciliy. Vol.: 1.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Poole, Reginald S. 1876. British Museum Catalogue of Greek Coins, 2, Sicily.View Objects cited in this Publication

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