Drachm of Syracuse with head of Persephone, struck under Hiketas
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Diameter (including setting): 23.5 mm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Persephone left, wearing corn wreath, necklace and earring.
At right, cornucopia.
Inscription in Greek at left.
Reverse: Biga driven by winged Nike right.
Inscription in Greek at right, below, and in exergue.
Modern setting as a pin.
1965: Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA; accessioned by MFA, June 9, 1965
Edward Jackson Holmes Collection