Ancient Coinage of Amestratos, Sicily


Little is known about ancient Amestratos, located between Kalakte and Alaisa Archonidea, at the location of modern-day Mistretta, between the rivers Reitano and Tusa.
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BMC 1Amestratos, Sicily. AE17. ca. 241 BC. 5.32 g. Youthful head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy. / ΛEY AMHΣTΡA-TINΩN, helmeted horseman galloping left, holding large round shield and horizontal spear. Calciati, I, 2; BMC 1; Weber 1236; Sear Greece 1057; Hoover HGC 228.TextImage
BMC 2Amestratos, Sicily. AE24. 215-213 BC. 12.15 g. Draped bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder. / AMHΣTΡA-TINΩN, Apollo standing front, playing lyre. Calciati, I, 1; BMC 2; Virzý 753; Munich 239-240; Hunter 2; Hoover HGC 227; SNG Cop 148-149.TextImage

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