50 litra-piece of Syracuse with head of Apollo, struck under Dionysios I and II
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0450.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 3.59 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate and with long hair, profile to left.
Behind the head. a pileus, or pointed cap.
Reverse: A large tripod.
Inscription in Greek at left and very faintly at right.
CHECK sale refs. (Montagu sale, 2nd portion, No. 80.)
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund