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Stater of Lokroi Opontioi with head of Persephone

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Obverse: Head of Persephone to left, wearing triple earring and bead-necklace, her hair wreathed with wild barley. Reverse: Greek inscription. Aias (Ajax), son of Oileus, youthful and nude advances to right, carrying a large round shield on his left arm, and grasping a sword in his right...

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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, Late Classical Period, about 369–338 B.C.


Lokroi Opontioi, Lokris

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0958.


Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 12.09 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins