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Coin of Eumeneia with head of Dionysos, struck under Mikkalos

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Obverse: Head of young Dionysos right, with wreath of ivy-leaves and berries. Reverse: Tripod. Above and on each side, a star. Attached on left side of tripod a double axe with serpent around the handle and on right side a filleted laurel branch. Inscriptions in Greek. (see media screen for...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 133–44 B.C.

Mint

Eumeneia, Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 9.37 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1182

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins