Coin of Centuripae with head of Persephone

Greek
Classical Period
Early 4th century B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Centuripae

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 32.67 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

64.970

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Persephone left wearing earring and corn wreath.
Four dolphins around.
Reverse: Leopard advancing left.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 10); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour