Didrachm of Neapolis (?) with gorgoneion
550 B.C. or earlier
Mint: Macedonia, Neapolis (?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0556.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 7.29 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Gorgoneion, mouth open, teeth showing, tongue protruding; wrinkled nose; locks of hair (?) visible above cheeks; highly arched eyebrows.
Reverse: Roughly divided quadripartite square, incuse.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund