10 litra-piece of Syracuse with head of Athena

Greek
Classical Period
413–387 B.C. (?)


Mint: Sicily, Syracuse

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0440.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.66 gm.

Accession Number

03.937

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena in Attic helmet, left.
Inscription in Greek at left.
Reverse: Head of Medusa on aegis.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900