Drachm of Pheneos with head of Demeter or Persephone
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Arkadia (Peloponnesos), Pheneos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1267.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.57 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Demeter or Persephone to left with triple earring and grain leaf crown; hair in roll.
Reverse: Hermes seated to left on rocks supporting himself with left hand. He wears a chlamys and carries kerykeion erect in right hand.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and left.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund