Drachm of Lokroi Opontioi with head of Persephone

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 369–338 B.C.


Mint: Lokris, Opous (Lokroi Opontioi)

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.84 gm.

Accession Number

47.1470

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge Collection; gift of Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge to MFA, November 13, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge