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Syracuse Silver Decadrachm


Mark Cartwright
published on 22 August 2012
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Silver decadrachm from Syracuse, Sicily, c. 400 BCE. O: Quadriga with Nike crowning a charioteer. R: Head of Arethousa with dolphins.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, August 22). Syracuse Silver Decadrachm. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Syracuse Silver Decadrachm." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 22, 2012.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Syracuse Silver Decadrachm." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Aug 2012. Web. 14 Apr 2021.

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