Didrachm of Segesta with hound
Mint: Sicily, Segesta
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0316.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 8.63 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Hound standing to right, nose to ground, tail lowered, left fore- and hindlegs raised; without collar.
In background, stalk with three ears of grain.
Inscription in Greek in exergue, within an oblong frame.
Reverse: Head of nymph Segesta to right,hair on temple and forehead looped, rolled at back.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund