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Drachm of Histiaia with head of maenad

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Obverse: Head of a maenad to right, wearing a vine-wreath in her hair, a pointed earring, and a dotted necklace. Reverse: Bull walking right, head three-quarters left. In the background, vine stalk with leaves and bunches of grapes. At right: monogram. Inscription in Greek in exergue. (see...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 369–338 B.C.


Histiaia, Euboia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1032.


Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.34 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins