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

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OBV: Same as 97.396, except that symbol is a pileus, or pointed cap. REV: Greek inscription . A large tripod.

Provenance

CHECK sale refs. (Montagu sale, 2nd portion, No. 80.) By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 375–345 B.C.

Mint

Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0450.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 3.59 gm.

Accession Number

97.397

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins