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Drachm of Naxos with head of Dionysos

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Obverse: Head of Dionysos to right, with short hair, bound with ivy wreath. Hair at back is rolled. Border of dots, with beard extending beyond. Reverse: Silenos seated on the ground, almost full-front to left. Head to left. He holds a wine-cup in his right hand, and left rests on ground. ...

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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, Classical Period, 461–430 B.C.


Naxos, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0306.


Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.30 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins