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Drachm of Thasos with head of Dionysos

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Obverse: Like 00.191, but without border. Reverse: Incuse square. Greek inscription at left. Herakles as in 00.191. Symbol, lower right corner, head of a river god or Pan. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 410/409–350 B.C.

Mint

Thasos, Thrace (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0864.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.86 gm.

Accession Number

00.192

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins