Coin of Etenna with maenad holding snake

Greek
Late Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period
1st century B.C.


Mint: Pisidia, Etenna

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.58 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.800

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Maenad (?) advancing right and holding snake.
Behind her, oinochoe (?)
Reverse: Knife with curved blade.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour