1/3 stater of Metapontion with head of Persephone (?)
Late Classical Period
about 350/334–330 B.C.
Mint: Lucania, Metapontion
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 007.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.60 gm. Die Axis: 9
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Persephone (?) to right, wearing stephane and earring.
Reverse: Ear of wheat; to right, leaf on which there is perched a dove.
Inscription at left, upwards.
By 1961: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art, Bulletin XVI, no. 5); December 13, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 450.-
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour