Akragas, Sicily, Ancient Greek Silver Tetradrachm Coin Replica
Classical Art Period
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
Silver plated lead-free pewter, made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.