Tetradrachm of Rhegion with head of lion

Greek
Classical Period
430–387 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Rhegion

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0205.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 14.98 gm.

Accession Number

00.92

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Lion’s head, facing.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Head of Apollo to right, in triple laurel wreath; hair at back rolled, curls on back of head, few strands on cheek and nape of neck, to right.
Behind, an olive sprig, upwards.
Inscription in Greek in front.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund