Didrachm from Gela Mint: Gela (Sicily)

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

8.59 g, 5:00, 20 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Gilbert Steinberg

Accession Number

2001.87.4609

Culture
Period

5th century B.C.

Classification
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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: Bearded horseman advancing r., holding spear horizontally in raised r. hand

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: GELA [Gr.] Forepart of man-headed bull r.
Provenance

Provenance

Gilbert Steinberg, to about 1984; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1984 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
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Additional information

Object/Work type

coins, didrachms, money

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