University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: T. V. Buttrey

The Coins and the Cult

By: T. V. Buttrey

For centuries the Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene attracted the atten­dance of the faithful, whose dedica­tions included coined money. The numismatic evidence is virtually con­tinuous from the late 6th century B.. to the middle of the 4th century A.. and is scattered throughout the site. Thus we might expect the finds to provide […]