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Coin

Tetradrachm

Object Number:
29-126-44
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
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
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.
Credit Line:
From various sources

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Bibliography:

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