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A bronze coin of Syracuse showing the head of Artemis and a thunderbolt Coin Type: Bronze litra of Agathocles of Syracuse, 317-289 BCE
Mint and Date: Syracuse, 317-289 BCE
Size and Weight: 22mm, 8.2g
Obverse: Bust of Artemis right, quiver over shoulder.
Reverse: Winged thunderbolt.
Ref: GCV 1200; BMC 2, 422; Calciati II pg. 277, 142.
Provenance: mediterraneancoins (Vauctions), May 2005
BW Ref: 003 026 030
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