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Stater of Pheneos with head of Demeter or Persephone

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Obverse: Head of Demeter of fine type, profile to right, weaving wreath of wheat, earring with five pendants, and necklace. Reverse: Hermes hastening to left, wearing chlamys and petasos, looking at the infant Arkas, whom he carries on his left arm, and with caduceus in his right hand. [see...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: purchased from Rhousopoulos); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 362–300 B.C.


Pheneos, Arkadia (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1265.


Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 12.16 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins