Oktobol of Syracuse with head of Persephone, struck under Pyrrhos of Epiros
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0471.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.13 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Persephone, wearing a corn wreath and facing to right.
At left, trident-head downward.
Reverse: Athena, walking to left wearing chiton and helmet, with shield on left arm and lance in right hand.
Thunderbolt in field at left.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field at right.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 1908: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund