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Litra of Kamarina with Nike and swan

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Obverse: Nike flying to left in double chiton, both arms lowered. Below, swan swimming to left; olive wreath border. Reverse: Athena standing to left in double chiton, crested Attic helmet, and aegis; right hand holds upright spear. Shield resting against her knee. Plain Border. Inscription in...

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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. 204); 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. 0257.


Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 0.70 gm.

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The Ancient World


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