Syracuse Leukaspis drachm obverse
Syracuse
Dionysius I
AR drachm 4.0989 g, 17.0 mm
405-400 BC
1. 1988. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum. The Collection of the American Numismatic Society. Part 5. Sicily III: Syracuse-Siceliotes. #310. New York: The American Numismatic Society.
2. Boehringer, Christof. 1979. Finanzpolitik und Münzprägung des Dionysios von Syrakus. In Greek Numismatics and Archaelogy. Essays in Honor of Margaret Thompson, edited by Mørkholm, Otto and Nancy M. Waggoner. Page 31 #6 and Plate 38 #6. Wetteren: Éditions NR.
3. Westermark, Ulla and Kenneth Jenkins. 1980. The Coinage of Kamarina. Artists discussed on pages 75-77. London: Royal Numismatic Society.
Obverse
Facing head of Athena wearing triple crested helmet, a pair of facing dolphins on each side of her head. Unsigned die by Eukleidas, see reference 3.
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Reverse
Warrior (Leukaspis) crouching right holding shield in his left hand, spear in his right, behind an altar, to his right a slain ram lying on its back.
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