Hemidrachm of Perinthos with head of Demeter
Late Classical Period
Mint: Thrace, Perinthos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0819.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.28 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Demeter, wreathed with wheat, to left.
Beneath, grain of wheat.
Reverse: Fore-parts of two horses, back to back, joined.
Inscription in Greek below.
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