Tetradrachm of Rhegion with head of lion

Greek
Classical Period
430–387 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Rhegion

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0206.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 17.03 gm.

Accession Number

03.925

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Lion’s head facing.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Head of Apollo left; laurel wreath with two rows of leaves, edges not dotted; at right, olive spray, leaf and berry.
Inscription in Greek in front.
Plain border.

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