50 litra-piece of Syracuse with head of Apollo, struck under Dionysios I and II
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0449.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.68 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to left with hair free below wreath.
Behind head, boukranion.
Reverse: Tripod with lion’s feet.
Inscription in Greek beginning above at right.
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. 391); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund