Coin of Kardia with head of Persephone
Before 323 B.C.
Mint: Thracian Chersonesos, Kardia
Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.43 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Persephone right, wearing wreath of corn.
Reverse: Forepart of lion to left, tearing prey.
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