Drachm of Syracuse with head of Persephone, struck under Hieron II
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0474.
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 4.19 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Persephone, profile to left, wreathed with wheat, and wearing necklace and earring.
Behind her head a cornucopia.
Reverse: Biga galloping to right.
Inscription in Greek below.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry. Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund