Didrachm of Segesta with hound

Greek
Early Classical Period
470–450 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Segesta

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 8.48 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1985.91

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Hound standing left, shell above.
Reverse: Nymph head left.
Inscription in Greek around.

Provenance

By 1921, John W. Garrett Collection [see note 1]; 1942, bequeathed by John W. Garrett to Johns Hopkins University. By 1984, with Numismatic Fine Arts, Beverly Hills, California and Bank Leu AG, Zurich, Switzerland; March 29, 1985, Garrett Collection sale, part 3, by order of The Johns Hopkins University, lot 24 [see note 2]. April 24, 1985, sold by Numismatic Fine Arts to the MFA.

NOTES:
[1] Said to be from Raymond, October 30, 1921.
[2] Incorrectly as Weber Collection, no. 1504

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour