Tetradrachm of Leontinoi with head of Apollo
Mint: Sicily, Leontinoi
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0283.
Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 17.40 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo to right, with laurel wreath; hair in short locks hanging in neck; behind, a spray of ivy; truncation projects below border of dots.
Reverse: Lion’s head to right
Around, three barley corns; below, a fish to right.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: Montagu Collection; from the Montagu sale, 1896, pl. II, 108 (according to Regling); 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. 251); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund