Drachm of Rhegion with head of lion
Mint: Bruttium, Rhegion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0201.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 4.40 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Lion’s head facing.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Iokastos, seated left on stool; bearded, hair in knot at back; upper body nude, lower with himation; left leg drawn back, right forward; right arm resting on upright scepter, left hand at waist.
Inscription in Greek in left and right fields.
Olive-wreath border tied below.
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. 172); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund