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Stater of Nagidos with head of Dionysos

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Obverse: Head of bearded Dionysos to right, wearing an ivy wreath with four bunches of berries; border of dots Reverse: Head of Aphrodite to right, in sphendone and ampyx; curly hair over ampyx and on temple, ends escaping upwards and above sphendone; pointed earring; dotted necklace; above right,...

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Provenance

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, Classical Period, 390–386 B.C.

Mint

Nagidos, Cilicia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2120.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 10.38 gm.

Accession Number

01.5640

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins