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Tetradrachm

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Country Himera (Sicily)
(Sicily)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 409 BC - 407 BC
Value 1 Tetradrachm = 4 Drachm (4)
Currency Litra
Composition Silver
Weight 17.46 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References Kraay&Hirm# 71,
Greek Coins
by Colin Kraay & Max Hirmer
(New York, 1966)
Basel# 306
Griechischen Münzen aus Grossgriechenland und Sizilien
by Herbert Adolph Cahn
(Basel, 1988)

Obverse

The Nymph Himera driving a galloping quadriga to right. Above to right, Nike flying left, holding a wreath and a tablet inscribed with the first letters of the artist’s name. In exergue, hippocamp swimming left

Reverse

The Nymph Himera, wearing a long chiton and peplos, standing left, holding a phiale in her right hand and raising her left. To left, horned altar, to right, satyr standing right, showering in a fountain with a lion’s head spout

Lettering: ΙΜΕΡΑΙΟΝ

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (409 BC - 407 BC) 

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