Didrachm of Kamarina with Corinthian helmet
Late Archaic Period
about 492–484 B.C.
Mint: Sicily, Kamarina
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0258.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.72 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Corinthian helmet without crest to left on round shield.
Reverse: Dwarf fan-palm between two greaves.
Inscription in Greek, down the right field, and upwards the left.
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. 205); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund