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    - ID: 985

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 2001-04-20

    SICILIA.
    Aitna.

    AR-Tetradrachm.
    Av.: Bald, bearded head of Silenos to r., wearing ivy wreath.
    Rv.: Zeus enthroned to r., holding sceptre and thundebolt, to r., eagle sitting on top of tree.
    17,75 g.

    Ref.: BoC 23/1-2, 1998, p. 5, 1a, cf. Rizzo, pl. 9, 17.

    FAKE
    – A poor copy of the famous, unique, Brussels Aitna. The Silenos head requires no comment and the original´s reverse has been transformed into the obverse.