Coin of Boiotia with head of Demeter, struck under Philip V of Macedonia
about 220–197 B.C.
Mint: Boiotia, Thebes (?)
Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 2.83 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Demeter, three-quarters right, wearing corn wreath.
Reverse: Poseidon stands left, resting right foot on rock and leaning on trident
in left hand.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour