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Date: 600-405 BCE
Object Name: coin
Classification: Greek
Issuing Authorities:
Mint: Europe, Gela
Technique: struck
Medium: bronze (AE)
Dimensions: Coin: 14 mm, 3 O'Clock, 2.87 g (9/16 in., 3 O'Clock, 0.1 oz.)
Subject/Image: Obverse: Female head 3/4 facing to right goddess Demeter
Subject/Image: Reverse: Bearded male head left river god
Inscription: Obverse: [G??O? O?]
Description: Head of Demeter three-quarters to right, wearing necklace and with hair in locks each side of face. Traces of inscription in field left upwards/ Bearded head of river god left with horn. Border of dots
Accession Number: NG.1994.11.1039