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    413-406 BC Sicilian Tetradrachm. Ancient relic from Agrigentum, Sicily was truck under the magistrate Straton and features fast quadriga left driven by Nike; above a vine branch, with leaf, bunch of grapes on obverse and two eagles with hare, wings closed, one with head thrown back screaming; to right, head of river-god Akragas on verso. This commemorates the victory of Exainetos ofAgrigentum in the 412 BC Olympic Games. Approximately 25 mm. in diameter, weight 18 g.Additional details and provenance for the Harmer Johnson Olympic Collection.



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    November, 2016
    17th-19th Thursday-Saturday
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