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Stater of Rhegion with head of lion

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Obverse: Lion's head facing; at left, olive twig; border of dots. Reverse: Head of Apollo right in triple laurel wreath, edges dotted; hair at back rolled, curls on back of head, few strands on cheek and nape of neck; left, olive spray of two leaves, upwards; round incuse. Inscription in Greek...

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 415 –387 B.C.


Rhegion, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0204.


Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.06 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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