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Drachm of Rhegion with head of lion, struck under Anaxilas

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Obverse: Lion's head facing; row of dots at top; border of dots. Reverse: Head and neck of calf to left; truncation dotted; border of dots; round incuse. Inscription in Greek, retrograde.

Provenance

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. 166); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 494/3–480 B.C.

Mint

Rhegion, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0198.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 5.66 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

04.406

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins