The Litra denomination
A small silver and bronze coin used in the colonies of Ancient Greece in general, and in ancient Sicily in particular.

In silver it weighed 0.87 g (0.031 oz) and was equal to one-fifth of a drachma - almost the same weight as an obol.
Litra
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An AE Litra struck After 410 BC in Syracuse
Obverse: Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet with olive wreath; dolphin before and behind

Reverse: Hippocamp left; reins trailing.

Diameter: 19 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 8 g
No notes for this coin
Calciati 44
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An AE Litra struck After 410 BC in Syracuse
Obverse: Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet with olive wreath

Reverse: Hippocamp left

Diameter: 20 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 6.8 g
No notes for this coin
Calciati 44
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An AE Litra struck 405-367 BC in Syracuse
Obverse: helmeted head of Athena left; ΣYPA

Reverse: Hippocamp left

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 7.28 g
rule of Dionysios I
Calciati vol. II, p. 89, 45