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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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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.


Mende, Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

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


Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.57 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins