1/5 drachm (litra) of Rhegion with running hare, struck under Anaxilas

Greek
Early Classical Period
480–462 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Rhegion

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0200.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.81 gm.

Accession Number

04.408

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Hare running right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Inscription in Greek (backwards) within border of dots.

Ruler: Anaxilas

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 169); September 1904:
purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund