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Hemidrachm of Lamia with head of Dionysos

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Obverse: Head of youthful Dionysos to left with ivy wreath in flowing locks. Reverse: Amphora with ivy leaf above and small pitcher at right. [inscription]. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 683); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–344 B.C.

Mint

Lamia, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0874.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.82 gm.

Accession Number

04.751

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins