50 litra-piece of Syracuse with head of Apollo, struck under Dionysios I and II
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0448.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.63 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to left, hair falling free below wreath.
Behind the head, a lamp.
Reverse: Tripod with lion’s feet.
Inscription in Greek around beginning at right.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904
Not listed by Regling as Greenwell Collection.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund