Obverse: A bust of Artemis Soteira ("Saviour") facing to the right, wearing a pendant earring, with a quiver visible over her left shoulder. Inscribed vertically, to the right of her face: ΣΩΤΕΙΡΑ [Soteira]. Reverse: Winged thunderbolt. Inscribed above it: AΓΑΘΟΚΛΕ[ΟΣ] and below: [Β]ΑΣΙΛΕ[ΩΣ] (Agathokl[os], [B]asile[os]- "Agathocles, King").

Standard reference type: SNG Copenhagen 779.


  • Title: Coin (Front)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 306–289 B.C.
  • Location Created: Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: 0.0079 kg (0.0174 lb.)
  • Type: Coin
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Bronze
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 78.NC.371
  • Culture: Greek (Sicilian)
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California, Gift of William E. and Gloria Fields
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown
  • Classification: Coins (Money)

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