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10 litra-piece of Syracuse with head of Athena

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Obverse: Head of Athena to left, wearing an Attic helmet. Dotted circle around. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Gorgoneion on aegis.

Provenance

Acquired by MFA in 1932 from an unknown source; accessioned March 4, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Greek, Classical Period, 413–387 B.C. (?)

Mint

Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0441.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.60 gm.

Accession Number

32.541

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins