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Tetradrachm of Rhegion with head of lion

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Obverse: Lion's head, facing. Border of dots. Reverse: Head of Apollo to right, in triple laurel wreath; hair at back rolled, curls on back of head, few strands on cheek and nape of neck, to right. Behind, an olive sprig, upwards. Inscription in Greek in front. (see media screen for Greek...

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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, 430–387 B.C.


Rhegion, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0205.


Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 14.98 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins