1¼ litra-piece of Syracuse with head of Artemis
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0480.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.01 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Artemis to left, with earring, necklace, and quiver; hair in knot behind.
Reverse: Owl to right, head facing.
Inscription in Greek beginning above owl’s head. A in field at left.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed by Regling as Greenwell Collection.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund