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Tetradrachm of Rhegion with head of lion

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Obverse: Lion's head facing; left, olive twig; border of dots. Reverse: Head of Apollo left; laurel wreath with two rows of leaves, edges not dotted; right, olive spray, leaf and berry; plain border. Inscription in Greek in front. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

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, 430–387 B.C.

Mint

Rhegion, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0206.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 17.03 gm.

Accession Number

03.925

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins