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100 litra-piece of Syracuse with head of Apollo, struck under Dionysios I and II

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Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to left. Behind it a lyre (?). Border of dots. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Head of Artemis Soteira, to right with earring and necklace of beads, diadem, hair fastened in a roll behind. At her neck hangs her quiver, behind this a lyre. Border of...

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 375–345 B.C.


Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0446.


Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 6.64 gm.

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins