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Drachm of Naxos with head of Dionysos

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Obverse: Head of Dionysos to left, with pointed beard; long hair, bound with ivy-wreath, and border of dots at bottom of neck. Hair of beard dotted and reticulated, hair of head dotted. Border of dots, between plain borders. Die break across beard and neck. Reverse: Bunch of grapes between...

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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, Archaic Period, about 530–510 B.C.


Naxos, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0300.


Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 5.47 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins