Litra of Syracuse with female head, signed by Eukleidas or Euainetos
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0406.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.80 gm.
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Head of Arethusa with plain earring, necklace with single bead in front; hair bound in net, (sphendone) behind, which is tied at top of head; three stars on sphendone; diadem above brow has two Greek letters.
Behind head a barley corn.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Octopus with two tentacles intertwined.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund