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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Sicily| > |Gela| > SH31474
Gela, Sicily, c. 430 - 425 B.C.
|Gela|, |Gela,| |Sicily,| |c.| |430| |-| |425| |B.C.|, Gela, named after the river Gela, was founded around 688 BC by colonists from Rhodos (Rhodes) and Crete, 45 years after the founding of Syracuse. In 424 B.C., the Congress of Gela established a platform of "Sicily for the Sicilians" and formed a league that pushed back the Athenian attempt to conquer the island.
SH31474. Silver litra, Jenkins Gela, group VI, 401 - 453; SNG Cop 275; BMC Sicily p. 71, 52; HGC 2 374 (R1), VF, toned, Gela mint, weight 0.771g, maximum diameter 13.5mm, die axis 90o, c. 430 - 425 B.C.; obverse bearded cavalryman charging left on horseback, helmeted, armed with shield and couched spear; reverse CEΛAΣ, forepart of a man headed bull swimming right; rare; SOLD











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