Tetradrachm of Leontinoi with head of Apollo
Mint: Sicily, Leontinoi
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0280.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 17.33 gm.
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Head of Apollo to left, with double laurel wreath, hair in fine lines on top and forehead and back in series of rolls; curls on cheek and neck.
Reverse: Lion’s head to left within circular guide line.
Around circle, four barley corns.
Inscription in Greek (retrograde).
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. 247); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund