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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
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Maker(s):Gelon (minted under)
Culture:Greek
Title:Stater from Syracuse
Date Made:480-465 BCE
Type:Coin/Numismatic
Materials:Silver (AR)
Place Made:Europe; Italy; Syracuse
Measurements:24mm; 16.968g
Accession Number:  MH 2004.13.134
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Nathan Whitman
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Description:
Obverse: Head of Arethusa, right, wearing bands of pearls in her hair and encircled by four swimming dolphins; ΣVRΑQΟΣΟΝ
Reverse: Quadriga with charioteer, slowly walking right Kentron held in charioteer's left hand, reins held in his right hand. Nike flying to right crowns the horses with laurels.

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