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Drachm (?) of Thasos with head of Dionysos

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Obverse: Vine-wreathed head of young Dionysos to right. Reverse: Herakles bearded and wearing lion's skin, kneels to right on right knee and draws his bow; in the field at the right, monogram, all in rectangular frame. Inscription in Greek in left field, within frame. (see media screen for...

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By 1961: Athens art market; February 8, 1961: purchased by MFA for $ 1,500- (this is the total price for 61.137 and 61.138)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 345 B.C.


Thasos, Thrace (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 076.


Diameter: 13.5 mm. Weight: 3.89 gm. Die Axis: 7

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins