Agrigentum, Sicily, 24K Gold Plated Tetradrachm

$ 20.00

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Description

Agrigentum, Sicily, Ancient Greek Silver Tetradrachm Coin Replica

409-406 BC

Akragas was one of the great Greek cities in Sicily and was located on the southern coast.   Akragas produced some of the most spectacular coins in history. This coin was struck during the last years of the city’s existence.  The city was destroyed by the Carthaginians in 406 B.C.

An Exact Coin Replica

Obverse: STRATWN, two eagles standing left clutching at dead hare, the closest eagle with wings closed & head raised, the furthest eagle with spread wings & its head down; head of a young horned river-god above front eagle’s tail.
Reverse: AKRAGANTI-NON, Nike driving galloping quadriga left, holding kentron in left hand, reins in both; grapevine with grapes above

BECKER, BMC 58  Stamped on the rim
24K Gold Plated
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.

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