30 litra-piece of Syracuse with head of Zeus Eleutherios, struck under Timoleon

Greek
Late Classical Period
345–339 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Syracuse

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0451.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 2.12 gm.

Accession Number

95.105

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus, laureate to left.
Inscription around.
Reverse: Pegasos flying to left.
Three pellets below as mark of value three.
Monogram in front of Pegasos and inscription around.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund