20 litra-piece of Syracuse with head of Herakles
413–387 B.C. (?)
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0438.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.16 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Herakles, left, in lion skin.
Inscription in Greek at left.
Reverse: Within mill-sail incuse head of woman in sakkos, left.
Inscription in Greek on the sails.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900