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Coin of Thyatira with bust of Dionysus

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Obverse: Draped bust of Dionysos right, wearing ivy wreath. Reverse: Pan walking left, holding grapes in right hand, in left pedum. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 193–235

Mint

Thyatira, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.83 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.516

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins