Stater of Pheneos with head of Demeter or Persephone
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Arkadia (Peloponnesos), Pheneos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1265.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 12.16 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Demeter, profile to right, wearing wreath of wheat, earring with five pendants, and necklace.
Reverse: Hermes hastening to left, wearing chlamys and petasos, looking at the infant Arkas, whom he carries on his left arm, and with caduceus in his right hand.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: purchased from Rhousopoulos); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund