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30 litra-piece of Syracuse with head of Zeus Eleutherios, struck under Timoleon

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Obverse: Head of Zeus, laureate to left. Greek inscription. Reverse: Pegasos to left. In front of him [inscription]; below [inscription].

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 345–339 B.C.

Mint

Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0451.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 2.12 gm.

Accession Number

95.105

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins