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Stater of Kydonia with head of maenad

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Obverse: Head of maenad to right with necklace, fourfold earring, and grapes and vine leaves in hair; hair in roll. Behind the head, [inscription]. Reverse: Nude Kydon on line to left, stringing a bow. Before him a dog to right looking up at him, left forepaw raised. At right,...

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By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 350 B.C.


Kydonia, Crete

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1281.


Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 10.98 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins