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Hemidrachm of Neapolis with Gorgoneion

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Obverse: Gorgoneion, mouth open, teeth showing, tongue protruding; wrinkled nose; eight separate rolls of hair ending in curls, two v-shaped masses in center. Reverse: Head of Parthénos to right, wearing necklace with jewel; hair on crown in formal waves; curly lock on forehead, in loop at...

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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, 411–356 B.C.


Neapolis, Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0567.


Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.85 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins