8 litra-piece of Syracuse with head of Gelon II
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0481.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 6.70 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Gelon l to left, diademed.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Biga right driven by winged Nike, wearing long chiton and holding reins in both hands; horses walking.
Inscriptions in Greek above, at right, and below.
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)