Didrachm of Segesta with hound
Early Classical Period
Mint: Sicily, Segesta
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0313.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.57 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Hound standing left, tail up; with collar; on plain ground line.
Reverse: Head of nymph Segesta to right, dotted earring and necklace; hair on crown in straight lines, on forehead and cheek looped, in loose knot at back.
By date unknown: Edward Herbert Bunbury Collection; by 1896: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London (auction of the Edward Herbert Bunbury Collection, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London, June 17, 1896, lot 379, partial); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund