Stater of Syracuse with head of Athena, struck under Agathokles

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
317–310 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Syracuse

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0461.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.44 gm.

Accession Number

00.120

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena, to right, wearing a crested Corinthian helmet, on the upper part of which is a griffin running to right. She wears also a necklace.
Reverse: Pegasos, with pointed wing, flying to left.
Between his legs a triskelis of human legs.
Inscription in Greek.

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund