Drachm of Syracuse with head of Persephone, struck under Hiketas
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0469.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 4.24 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Persephone, left, wearing wreath, necklace, and earring.
Behind, a torch.
Inscription in Greek at left.
Reverse: Biga driven by Nike, right.
Above, star. Beneath, ear of corn.
In exergue: inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900