A copper coin from the town of Aelaesa, Sicily, circa 340 BC
Coinage struck by Timoleon resisting the Carthaginian invasion
Mint: not recorded

Reference: BMC Sicily p.29 No.8
Die axis: 01

Obverse Description

Horse prancing to left (legend off flan) star in field above

Reverse Description

Griffin advancing left, 'cicada' (according to the BMC) below

Edge Description



Timoleon was a Corinthian who assisted in the liberation of Greek Sicily from 345 BC

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