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The coinage of Agathokles of Syracuse: Sicilian and Hellenistic influences

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Agathokles of Syracuse stands at the intersection of Sicilian tyranny and Hellenistic monarchy. The only contemporary evidence for how he related to these two styles of rule is his coinage. Where many scholars have seen this coinage as evidence for a transition from one style of rule to the other, I argue that it demonstrates his continuous engagement with and adaptation of Macedonian styles of representation from the very beginning of his rule, but also the enduring significance of the local...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
University College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Royal Numismatic Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Numismatic Chronicle Journal website
Volume:
177
Pages:
1-20
Publication date:
2017-12-01
Acceptance date:
2017-06-08
ISSN:
0078-2696
Source identifiers:
701761
Language:
English
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pubs:701761
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uuid:a1b8fa75-2bc2-4f91-aa27-c08e9bf134be
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Deposit date:
2017-06-23

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