Tetradrachm from Syracuse Mint: Syracuse (Sicily)

310–305 B.C.

Numismatics

On view, 1st floor, Numismatics
Medium

Silver

Dimensions

16.61 g, 12:00, 26 mm

Credit Line

The Ernest Collection in memory of Israel Myers

Accession Number

2007.182.197

Culture
Period

4th century B.C.

Classification
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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: SYRAKOSIWN [Gk.] in exergue. Slow quadriga l.; above, triskeles; below ethnic, monogram AI.

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: Head of Persephone l. surrounded by dolphins.
Provenance

Provenance

Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich, May 16, 2007, cat. 40, lot 245; Anonymous, San Francisco, 2007; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Bibliography
  • "Acquisitions, July 1, 2007–June 30, 2008," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2008), 192
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Additional information

Object/Work type

coins, money, tetradrachms

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