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Drachm of Tabai with head of Dionysos, struck under Kettas (?)

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Obverse: Head of young Dionysos to right, wearing an ivy wreath, and a band across the forehead. Reverse: Homonoia wearing a kalathos on her head, and a long chiton, standing to left, holding a patera in her extended right hand, and a cornucopia in her left. At left and right,...

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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, Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period, 81–1 B.C.


Tabai, Caria

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1993.


Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.42 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins