Drachm of Leontinoi with horse and rider
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Sicily, Leontinoi
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0274.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 4.09 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Horseman on horse to right; nude; holding reins in both hands.
Dotted ground line.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Head of lion to right, jaws open, tongue protruding.
Around, four barley-corns.
Inscription in Greek.
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. 246); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund