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Stater of Sybrita with head of Dionysos

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Obverse: Head of the youthful Dionysos to right, wearing an ivy wreath. In field at left, a bunch of grapes. Reverse: Hermes standing to left, petasos on back of head, chlamys over left shoulder, right hand extended holding long caduceus. Inscription in Greek at right, upwards. (see media...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, November 12, 1959, for $ 1,100.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 4th century B.C.

Mint

Sybrita, Crete

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 130.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 11.05 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

59.716

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins