Leontini. Circa 430-425 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.28 g, 6 h), by the “Maestro della foglia”. Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. ΛΕΟΝ-ΤΙ-ΝΟΝ Head of a lion with open jaws to left; around, three barley grains and, behind the head, a laurel leaf. Basel 353. Boehringer, Münzgeschichte 55. Rizzo pl. XXIV, 4. SNG ANS 257. A very attractive example, splendidly toned and beautifully struck on a broad flan. Minor scratch on the obverse, and some die wear in the hair, otherwise, extremely fine.
From the Trausnitz Collection, ex Giessener Münzhandlung 76, 22 April 1996, 43.