Hemidrachm of Neapolis with Gorgoneion
Mint: Macedonia, Neapolis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0567.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.85 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Gorgoneion, mouth open, teeth showing, tongue protruding; wrinkled nose; eight separate rolls of hair ending in curls, two v-shaped masses in center.
Reverse: Head of Parthénos to right, wearing necklace with jewel; hair on crown in formal waves; curly lock on forehead, in loop at back; hair band.
Inscription in Greek around.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund