Coin of Eumeneia with head of Dionysos, struck under Mikkalos

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 133–44 B.C.


Mint: Phrygia, Eumeneia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 9.37 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1182

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of young Dionysos right, with wreath of ivy-leaves and berries.
Reverse: Tripod. Above and on each side, a star. Attached on left side of tripod a double axe with serpent around the handle and on right side a filleted laurel branch.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour