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Tetradrachm of Leontinoi with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, right. Dotted border. Reverse: Lion's head to right; around, four barley corns. Greek inscription.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical Period, 466–422 B.C.

Mint

Leontinoi, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0277.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 17.35 gm.

Accession Number

03.932

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins