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Sextans of Paestum with head of Persephone

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Obverse: Head of Persephone right, hair wreathed with barley, rolled and tied in knot behind, with hanging curls. To left: Border of dots. Reverse: Forepart of boar at bay, right. Above, [inscription] Beneath [inscription]

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 268–89 B.C.

Mint

Paestum, Lucania

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.5 gm.

Accession Number

96.440

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins