Tetradrachm of Rhegion with head of lion
Mint: Bruttium, Rhegion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0205.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 14.98 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund