- ID: 316

    Submitter: Federico Pastrone

    Added: 1998-03-22

    SICILY. Akragas.

    AR-Tetradrachm, ca. 415 B.C.
    Av.: Quadriga galloping to l., above, Nike flying to l., crowning chatioteer, in exergue, crab turned upwards.
    Rv.: Two eagles standing to r. on dead hare which lies upon a rock, the first bird with raised head, the second with head lowered, in l. field, cicada.
    17,08 g. c. 29 mm.

    Ref.: Cf. MFA Boston 200 (ex Warren coll.).

    BoC: 21/2, 1996/97, p. 2.

    FAKE – A pressure cast of the late 1950s, possibly by Lauricela. The details are coarse, for example the nearly straight legs of the cicada.

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