50 litra-piece of Syracuse with head of Assinaros
413–387 B.C. (?)
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0436.
Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 2.88 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of river-god, Assinaros, to left, grain of corn behind.
Inscription in Greek at left.
Reverse: Horse prancing to right.
Inscription in Greek below.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund