Coin of Etenna with maenad holding snake
Late Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period
1st century B.C.
Mint: Pisidia, Etenna
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.58 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Maenad (?) advancing right and holding snake.
Behind her, oinochoe (?)
Reverse: Knife with curved blade.
Inscription in Greek.
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
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour