Tetradrachm of Leontinoi with head of Apollo

Greek
Classical Period
466–422 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Leontinoi

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0277.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 17.35 gm.

Accession Number

03.932

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, right.
Dotted border.
Reverse: Lion’s head to right; around, four barley corns.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900