Collectible Silver Keyring with Arethousa / Persephone / Artemis
c.405-390 BC. Syracuse ( Syracuse dekadrachm ).
Head of Artemis-Arethusa, or Persephone , hair bound with wreath of corn-leaves, four dolphins around.
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.
|Article group||Key chains|
|Gender||For Him or Her|
|Historic Period||Era: Classical|
|Material||Solid Sterling Silver|
|Length (top to bottom)||94 mm (3 45⁄64in)|
|Inner (coin) diameter||24 mm (15⁄16in)|