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Trihemiobol of Thasos with kneeling Silenos

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Obverse: Nude satyr, bearded, with pointed ears, horse's tail, kneeling to right on right knee, head almost full front, holding kantharos in right hand and pressing left hand to side. Reverse: Volute krater in incuse square; [inscription] left upwards, right downwards. (see media screen for...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 508); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 410/409–350 B.C.

Mint

Thasos, Thrace (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0866.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 0.96 gm.

Accession Number

04.641

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins