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Didrachm of Kamarina with Corinthian helmet

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Obverse: Corinthian helmet without crest to left on round shield. Reverse: Dwarf fan-palm between two greaves. Inscription in Greek, down the right field, and upwards the left.


By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 205); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 492–484 B.C.


Kamarina, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0258.


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.72 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins