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Preview image of work. bronze,  AE 9 of Agrigentum 1436


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AE 9 of Agrigentum

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AE 9 of Agrigentum

Creation Date

287 BCE-279 BCE


3rd century BCE

Object Type


Creation Place

Ancient Mediterranean, Greece

Medium and Support


Credit Line

Gift of the Board of Governors, Collection of Henry Johnson, Class of 1874


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Dating to the reign of the celebrated King Kroisos (Croesus) of Lydia, this half-stater is one of the earliest silver coins ever minted.

Keywords: Greek