Obol of Thelpousa with head of Demeter
Mint: Arkadia (Peloponnesos), Thelpousa
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1273.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.80 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Demeter Erinys to right, with earring and necklace.
Inscription under her chin.
Reverse: The horse Areion, with loose rein, prancing to right.
Inscription in Greek above the horse.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund