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Hemidrachm of Lokroi Opontioi with head of Persephone

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Obverse: Head of Persephone to right, wearing bead-necklace and single pendant earring, her hair wreathed with wild barley. Reverse: Ajax and inscription as above, but his name omitted, the spear lies broken in two pieces, and on the shield a serpent insead of a griffin. (see media screen for...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 387–338 B.C.


Opous (Lokroi Opontioi), Lokris

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0959.


Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.25 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins