Drachm of Thebes with head of Demeter (?)
3rd century B.C.
Mint: Boiotia, Thebes
Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.27 gm. Die Axis: 9
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Veiled head of Demeter (?) left, wearing corn-ears and an earring.
Reverse: A hero, Cadmus, advancing to right in full armor, shield on left arm, sword in right hand.
At left, prow to right.
Inscription in Greek.
By 1963: with Euripides Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides Sepheriades, October 17, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour