Hemidrachm of Perinthos with head of Demeter

Greek
Late Classical Period
350 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Perinthos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0819.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.28 gm.

Accession Number

01.5450

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund