Hemidrachm of Hermione with head of Demeter
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Argolis (Peloponnesos), Hermione
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1234.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.72 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Demeter Chthonia, to left, wearing wreath of grain leaves, pendant earring, and bead necklace. Hair caught up behind, ends hanging loose below.
Reverse: Monogram within wreath of grain leaves.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund