Hemidrachm of Neapolis with Gorgoneion
Mint: Macedonia, Neapolis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0563.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.89 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Gorgoneion, mouth open, teeth showing, tongue protruding; wrinkled nose; v-shaped part in center of hair; hair falling from crown in groups of two (or more) strands.
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 to right, downwards.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund