21 March 2023
Rare Type with Lotos Flower
SICILY. Akragas. Circa 450-446/39 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 16.89 g, 3 h). AKRAC-ANTOΣ Eagle standing left with closed wings. Rev. Crab; below, lotos flower with tendrils; all within a shallow circular incuse. SNG ANS 982-3 (same obverse die). Westermark, Period II, Group III, 412 (O15/R76). Rare type. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.