Stater of Rhegion with head of lion
about 415 –387 B.C.
Mint: Bruttium, Rhegion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0204.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.06 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Lion’s head facing.
At left, olive twig.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Head of Apollo right in triple laurel wreath, edges dotted; hair at back rolled, curls on back of head, few strands on cheek and nape of neck.
At left, olive spray of two leaves, upwards.
Inscription in Greek in front.
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. 174); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund