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Tetradrachm of Leontinoi with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Head of Apollo to left, with double laurel wreath, hair in fine lines on top and forehead and back in series of rolls; curls on cheek and neck. Beaded border. Reverse: Lion's head to left in circle. Around, circle four barley corns. Inscription in Greek (retrograde). (see media screen...

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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.


Leontinoi, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0281.


Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 17.20 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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