Akragas, Sicily


Akragas, Sicily

Silver didrachm, 14 mm, 1.76 gm.
Obv: Eagle standing left and tearing at hare.
Rev: Crab; below, fish.

Ca. 420-410 BC.

Akragas (Agrigentum) was a wealthy and powerful Sicilian city in the 5th century BC. It was sacked by the Carthaginians in 406 BC and finally fell to the Romans in 210 BC.

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