A copper coin from an uncertain town, thought to have been issued by Carthaginian forces in Sicily, circa 400 BC
Mint: not recorded
Reference: BMC Sicily p.255 No.1
Die axis: 09
Head of Persephone facing left, ear of barley in hair
Horse prancing to right
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Mr Lincoln, Eugene von Guerard, 15 Mar 1976
circa 400 BC
Eugene von Guerard, Melbourne, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, pre 1880
Listed in Eugene von Guerard's catalogue, vol.1, p.12 (under democracy at Athens). Purchased by Eugene von Guerard from Mr Lincoln of London for 6 pence.
Type of item
17 mm (Outside Diameter), 5.569 g (Weight)
BMC Sicily p.255 No.1
[Book] Poole, Reginald S. 1876. A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, Sicily., 255 Pages
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.