Drachm of Leontinoi with head of Apollo
Mint: Sicily, Leontinoi
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0279.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.23 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo to right with triple laurel wreath; hair on forehead concealed, except for wavy locks on cheek.
Reverse: Lion’s head to left; tongue protruding.
Above, at left, and below, three barley corns.
Inscription in Greek.
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. 255); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund