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Tetrobol of Mende with Dionysos on ass

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Obverse: Dionysos, bearded, reclining left on an ass walking to right; upper body naked, lower with himation; legs not crossed; in flexed, raised right hand, a kantharos; left arm hanging at side. Reverse: Volute krater with square incuse. Inscription in Greek. (See media screen for Greek...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 405–348 B.C.

Mint

Mende, Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0554.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.57 gm.

Accession Number

00.158

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins