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Drachm of Herakleia Pontica with head of Dionysos, struck under Dionysios

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OBV: Like 01.5525 (only the head of the thyrsos shows). REV: Like 01.5525.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 337–305 B.C.

Mint

Herakleia Pontica, Bithynia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1373.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.85 gm.

Accession Number

01.5526

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins