Drachm of Syracuse with head of Apollo, struck under Agathokles

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
317–310 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Syracuse

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0456.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 4.29 gm.

Accession Number

03.952

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate, left.
Beneath head, inscription.
Reverse: Biga racing right.
In field, triskeles.
Inscription in Greek around.
Round incuse.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900