Tetradrachm of Leontinoi with head of Apollo
Mint: Sicily, Leontinoi
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0278.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 17.09 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo to right, hair turned up behind, and bound with a laurel wreath which has three overlapping rows of leaves. Five curls on forehead.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Lion’s head to right with open mouth, tongue protruding.
Around the head four barley-corns and an inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund