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Title: Didrachm
Date: 600-466 BCE
Object Name: coin
Classification: Greek
Issuing Authorities:
Gela
Culture(s):
Greek
Mint: Europe, Gela
Technique: struck
Medium: silver (AR)
Dimensions: Coin: 20.5 mm, 12 O'Clock, 7.85 g (13/16 in., 12 O'Clock, 0.28 oz.)
Subject/Image: Reverse: Forepart of man-headed bull right.
Subject/Image: Obverse: Horseman right
Inscription: Reverse: C? ??
Description: Horseman right with right arm raised holding spear downwards, horse prancing. Die flaw over horse's forelegs./ Forepart of man-headed bull right, right leg bent back, left leg extended in front, line of truncation. Inscription infront and below (retrograde).
Accession Number: NG.1990.7.178