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Litra of Kamarina with Nike and swan

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Obverse: Nike, with wings outstretched, flying to left in short-sleeved chiton with overfold, both arms lowered. Below, swan swimming to left. Olive wreath border. Reverse: Athena standing to left, upper body facing; in crested Athenian helmet, short-sleeved chiton with overfall, and aegis with...

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 495–485 B.C.


Kamarina, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0256.


Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 0.76 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins