Drachm of Lokroi Opontioi with head of Persephone
Late Classical Period
about 369–338 B.C.
Mint: Lokris, Opous (Lokroi Opontioi)
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.84 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Persephone right, wearing earring and necklace, hair bound with wreath of grain-leaves.
Reverse: Ajax, son of Oïleus, naked, armed with sword, shield and crested Corinthian helmet, in fighting attitude right; on ground, spear.
Inscription at left.
By date unknown: Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge Collection; gift of Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge to MFA, November 13, 1947
Gift of Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge