Hemidrachm of Hermione with head of Demeter

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
350–322 B.C.


Mint: Argolis (Peloponnesos), Hermione

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1235.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.81 gm.

Accession Number

97.442

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Demeter Chthonia, to left, wearing necklace, and wreath of wheat.
Reverse: Monogram within wreath of wheat.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (Bunbury 1121)
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)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund