An Ancient Greek Silver Tetradrachm from Akragas, Sicily

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Tetradrachm of Akragas, Sicily.

Period / Age: ca. 460 BC

Provenance: English private collection.

A highly attractive example of a beautiful coin type.

Obverse: a sea eagle perching on top of an Ionic column. The legend reading: AKRACANTOS “Of Akragas”.
Reverse: a large, open-clawed fresh-water crab.