608 Syracuse Arethousa/Artemis/Persephone coin pendant

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c.405-390 BC. Syracuse. Slow quadriga driven  by charioteer, horses crowned by Nike flying r. above.
Head of Artemis-Arethusa, or Persephone, hair bound with wreath of corn-leaves, four dolphins around.

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The nymph Arethusa is sometimes identified with Artemis, and also with Persephone the Spring goddess. Her image on coins is usually accompanied by dolphins, which were common in the sea around Ortygia in classical times.

 
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Article groupPendants
GenderFor Him or Her
DepictionArethousa/Persephone/Artemis
Historic PeriodEra: Classical
MaterialSolid Sterling Silver
Diameter (excluding bails)23 mm (29⁄32in)

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608 Syracuse Arethousa/Artemis/Persephone coin pendant

c.405-390 BC. Syracuse. Slow quadriga driven  by charioteer, horses crowned by Nike flying r. above.
Head of Artemis-Arethusa, or Persephone, hair bound with wreath of corn-leaves, four dolphins around.

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