A silver litra (or obol) coin from the town of Rhegium (Rhegion), Italy circa 400 BC
Mint: Rhegium

Obverse Description

Lion's scalp facing

Reverse Description

Olive sprig (of two leaves and two olives) and the Greek letters PH

Edge Description



Rhegium (or Regium, Rhegion; now Reggio) was founded about 720 BC from Chalsis. It is situated on the 'toe' of Italy opposite Messana.

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