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Litra of Syracuse with female head, signed by Eukleidas or Euainetos

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Obverse: Head of Arethusa with plain earring, necklace with single bead in front; hair bound in net, (sphendone) behind, which is tied at top of head; three stars on sphendone; diadem above brown, with the letters EY (Evainetos). Behind head a barley corn. Simple border. Inscription in...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 425–413 B.C.

Mint

Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0406.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.80 gm.

Accession Number

00.115

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins