Litra of Syracuse with head of Zeus

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
345–317 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Syracuse

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 19.40 gm.

Accession Number

18.647

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus to left, laureate.
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: Free horse, prancing left.
Plain exergue line.
Inscription in Greek around.

Provenance

By 1918: Mr. and Mrs. William deForest Thomson Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. William deForest Thomson to MFA, September 12, 1918

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson