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Coin of Centuripae with head of Persephone

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Obverse: Head of Persephone left wearing earring and corn wreath. Four dolphins around. Reverse: Leopard advancing left.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 10); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, Early 4th century B.C.

Mint

Centuripae, Sicily

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 32.67 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

64.970

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins