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Tetradrachm of Maroneia with head of Dionysos, struck under Theodo[...]

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Obverse: Head of Dionysos to left, unbearded, with ivy wreath; hair in loose locks below wreath. Reverse: Bunch of grapes and leaves in square. On three sides except at right [inscription] beginning below. At right thyrsos. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

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 by Regling as Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 410–390 B.C.

Mint

Maroneia, Thrace

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0811.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 16.61 gm.

Accession Number

04.628

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins