Sextans of Paestum with head of Persephone

Greek
Hellenistic Period
268–89 B.C.


Mint: Lucania, Paestum

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.5 gm.

Accession Number

96.440

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Persephone right, hair wreathed with barley, rolled and tied in knot behind, with hanging curls. To left:
Border of dots.
Reverse: Forepart of boar at bay, right.
Inscriptions above and beneath boar.

Credit Line

Source unidentified