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Drachm of Pheneos with head of Demeter or Persephone

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Obverse: Head of Demeter or Persephone to left with triple earring and grain leaf crown; hair in roll. Reverse: Hermes seated to left on rocks supporting himself with left hand. He wears a chlamys and carries kerykeion erect in right hand. At right [inscription]. At left [inscription]. (see...

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By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 362–300 B.C.


Pheneos, Arkadia (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1267.


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.57 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins