Drachm of Syracuse with head of Artemis, struck under Pyrrhos of Epiros
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0470.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 4.27 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Artemis to right with earrings, bead necklace, quiver and garment at neck.
Bunch of grapes in left field.
Reverse: Nike in double chiton flying to left, a crown in right hand and on left arm a tropaion.
In left field above, a cresent moon; below, a thunderbolt.
Inscriptions in Greek in right field and around at left and right.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Regling does not list as Greenwell.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund