Stater or didrachm of Populonia with head of Gorgon

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 350 B.C.


Mint: Etruria, Populonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 001.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 8.24 gm.

Accession Number

62.160

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Within circle of dots, Gorgoneion facing, wearing diadem.
Below: X:X
Reverse: Plain.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia, Pa.; February 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 300.-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour