Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Mufle de lion vu de face.
Reverse legend : INSCRIPTION RÉTROGRADE.
Reverse description : Grain d’orge placé verticalement.
Reverse legend : LE/ON.
Reverse translation : (Léontini).
SICILY - Leontini
(Fifth century BC)
Leontini was founded in 729 BC by Chalcidians Naxos. From 480 BC, the city fell under the rule of Gelon, tyrant of Syracuse, and is influenced by Gela. The city was liberated in 466 BC by establishing democracy. The city was overwhelmed by Syracuse in 422 BC.