Tetradrachm of Leontinoi with head of Apollo
Mint: Sicily, Leontinoi
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0276.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 17.47 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate to right.
Reverse: Lion’s head to right with open jaws and tongue protruding.
Four barley corns and inscription around in the field.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund