A copper trias coin from the town of Agrigentum (Akragas), Sicily, circa 300 BC
Mint: Agrigentum

Reference: BMC Sicily p.17 No.102
Die axis: 07

Obverse Description

Eagle with wings spread flying right with hare in talons

Reverse Description

Crab above three dots (mark of value) and below this an uncertain multi-legged creature (perhaps a sea-horse?)

Edge Description



Modern Agrigento (Sicilian: Girgenti), a city on the southern coast of Sicily. The ancient Greek city of Akragas (also known as Acragas in Greek, Agrigentum in Latin and Kirkent or Jirjent in Arabic.

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