Coin of Eleusis (?) with Triptolemos in winged car
Classical or Hellenistic Period
4th–3rd century B.C.
Mint: Attica, Eleusis (?)
Diameter: 14.5 mm. Weight: 2.00 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Triptolemos in winged car, drawn by snakes.
Reverse: Pig to right.
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