Diobol of Syracuse with head of Persephone, struck under Agathokles
Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0455.
Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 1.42 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Persephone to left, wearing wreath, earrings and necklace.
Reverse: Bull, walking to left.
Inscription in Greek above.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1908: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund