Oktobol of Syracuse with head of Athena, struck under Agathokles
Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0464.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 5.60 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, adorned with running griffin; earring, bead necklace. Hair loose below and about ear.
Reverse: Winged thunderbolt.
Above and below: Inscription in Greek.
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)