10 litra-piece of Syracuse with head of Athena

Greek
Classical Period
413–387 B.C. (?)


Mint: Sicily, Syracuse

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0441.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.60 gm.

Accession Number

32.541

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena to left, wearing an Attic helmet.
Inscription in Greek.
Dotted circle around.
Reverse: Gorgoneion on aegis.

Provenance

Acquired by MFA in 1932 from an unknown source; accessioned March 4, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified