Hemidrachm of Demetrias with prow

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
290 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Demetrias

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0872.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.40 gm.

Accession Number

04.750

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Prow of ship to left.
Inscription in Greek above and below.
Reverse: Head of Artemis to right, hair in low knot, garment and quiver at neck.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund