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Coin of Maroneia with head of Dionysos

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Obverse: Filleted head of Dionysos right, wearing ivy-wreath. Reverse: Dionysos standing, head left, cloak wrapped around left arm, holds grapes in right hand, two stalks of narthex in left. Monogram in field at left. Inscriptions in Greek below and around. (see media screen for Greek...

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By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 2nd–1st century B.C.


Maroneia, Thrace


Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 8.55 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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