Hemidrachm of Neapolis with Gorgoneion
Mint: Macedonia, Neapolis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0564.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.87 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Gorgoneion, mouth open, teeth showing, tongue protruding; wrinkled nose; single strands of hair ending in curls, overlaid on straight hair falling from crown.
Reverse: Head of Parthénos to right; hair on crown in formal waves; curly lock on forehead, in loop at back; two hair bands.
Inscription in Greek around.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund