Hemidrachm of Akragas (Agrigentum) with eagle and hare
Late 5th century B.C.
Mint: Sicily, Akragas (Agrigentum)
Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 2.03 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Eagle, wings spread, to right on supine hare.
Barley-corn in field at left.
Reverse: Crab, with sea monster below to left, holding fish in its mouth.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule to MFA, December 19, 1984
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule