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Akragas 400-380 BC AE hemilitron 17.6 g 2.71 cm 2.71 cm

obverse: hd Akragas l river-god, hornes and wearing tainia AKPAΓAΣ
reverse: eagle stg l on Ionic column hd r, crab l, 6 pellets
Calciati CNS I p194 89, Hoover HCS 139
Holleman Munten November 1999 vw 466, 30 euro

dated before the Carthaginian invasion (406 BC) by G.E. Rizzo and S. Consolo Langher.
dated about 338 BC (Akragas rebuilded) by Head and E. GÓbrici (this assumption seems no longer acceptable)
dated 4C BC by U. Westermark, on account of the weight and the shape of the flan.
400-380 BC by Numismatica Ars Classica 13 (1998) 269



17.24 g  Wehler   1997 G62
17.60 g  Holleman 1999
17.25 g  Triton V 133
19.79 g  Numismatica Ars Classica 13 269