Naxos Silver Tetradrachm

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 21 August 2012
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Silver tetradrachm from Naxos, Sicily, c. 460 BCE. O: Head of Dionysos. R: Ithyphallic Silenos holding a cantharus.

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About the Author

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 WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, August 21). Naxos Silver Tetradrachm. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/826/naxos-silver-tetradrachm/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Naxos Silver Tetradrachm." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 21, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/826/naxos-silver-tetradrachm/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Naxos Silver Tetradrachm." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Aug 2012. Web. 25 Oct 2021.