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Silver 16-litra coin of Hieron II

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 276–215 B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 × 1/8 in., 0.5oz. (2.6 × 0.3 cm, 13.22g)
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1905
Accession Number:
05.44.338
Not on view
veiled head of Philistis/quadriga (4-horse chariot)
Syracuse
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1980. The Horses of San Marco: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 1-June 1, 1980, New York. no. 49, p. 7, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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