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Coin

Object Number:88-13-30
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Syracuse
Maker: Hicetas
Date Made: 287-278 BC
Early Date: -287
Late Date: -278
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Head
Persephone
Wreath
Barley
Earring
Biga
Charioteer
Star
Outside Diameter:2.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the University of Pennsylvania Department of Classical Studies, 1988
Other Number:41 - Other Number

Description

ob: head of Persephone 1. hair bound in barley wreath, also wearing earring

rev: biga r. driven by charioteer wearing long chiton and holding goad and reins; above, star

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Poole, Reginald S. 1876. A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, Sicily.. London. British Museum Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 201, no. 441View Objects related to this Type Citation

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