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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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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.


Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

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


Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.80 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins