SICILY. Leontini. Circa 450-440 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 16.62 g, 10 h). Laureate head of Apollo to left, his hair bound up at the back. Rev. ΛΕΟΝΤΙΝΟΝ (retrograde) Head of a lion with open jaws to left; around, four barley grains. Boehringer, Münzgeschichte 51. (this obverse die). SNG ANS 234 (this reverse die). Toned and of an attractive, early Classical style. Rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
From the Aletheia Collection, acquired prior to 2000.