Coin of Seriphos with head of Perseus
Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period
about 2nd–1st century B.C.
Mint: Seriphos (Aegean Islands)
Diameter: 13.5 mm. Weight: 1.44 gm. Die Axis: 3
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Perseus right, wearing winged helmet surmounted by vulture’s head.
Harpa in front?
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