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Solous, Sicily, c. 400 - 350 B.C.
Solous, a Punic town, was attacked and damaged by Dionysios in 396 - 395 B.C., but recovered. In 306, the town received a group of mercenaries who rebelled against Agathocles, and it became a base for the Carthaginian army. The Romans occupied Solous in 244 B.C.
GB68416. Bronze AE 13, Calciati
I p. 309, 3; SNG Cop
-, SNG ANS
-, SNG Munchen
-, BMC Sicily
-, F, corrosion, reverse
off-center, Solos mint, weight
1.741g, maximum diameter
13.0mm, die axis
, c. 400 - 350 B.C.; obverse head
of young Herakles right, clad in Nemean lion
scalp headdress; reverse hippocamp
Catalog current as of Saturday, May 26, 2018.
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