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Stater of Lokroi Opontioi with head of Persephone

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Obverse: Head of Persephone to right, wearing earring and necklace, hair bound with a wreath of corn leaves. A dotted ribbon shows at the back of the neck. Reverse: Ajax, son of Oileus, lunges to the right, wearing helmet and carrying shield with griffin on left arm, sword in right hand. At...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Byron Zoumboulakis, Geneva, Switzerland; September 18, 1958: purchased by MFA from Byron Zoumboulakis for $ 350.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Opous (Lokroi Opontioi), Lokris

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 091.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 11.60 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

58.705

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins