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Sicily, Akragas, Silver Didrachm

Item Reference: C201007066 Reserved Share
Sicily, Akragas. Silver Didrachm, c.500-480 BC. Obverse: AA – KR (retrograde), eagle with closed wings standing to right. Reverse: Crab within a circular incuse, below, male head facing right. (Jenkins…
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Description

Sicily, Akragas.

Silver Didrachm, c.500-480 BC.

Obverse: AA – KR (retrograde), eagle with closed wings standing to right.
Reverse: Crab within a circular incuse, below, male head facing right.

(Jenkins Pl.37, 9; HGC 2 99, SNG Copenhagen 29; SNG ANS 959 [same dies], Boston 229).

Good Very Fine. A rare variety.

8.61g.

Ex. George Mihailuk Collection, bt. Harry Larkin, c. 1960s.

Specification

Periodc. 500 - 480 BC
Datec. 500-480 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Didrachm

Coin Ruler

Akragas / Agrigentum

Country

Italy and Sicily

Coin House

Sicily

Metal

Silver

ReferencesJenkins Pl. 37, 9; HGC 2 99, SNG Copenhagen 29; SNG ANS 959 [same dies], Boston 229
Weight8.61 g

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