1/5 drachm (litra) of Messana with leaping hare
Early Classical Period
Mint: Sicily, Messana (Zankle)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0287.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.83 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Hare springing to right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Inscription in Greek, retrograde, in beaded circle.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 263); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund