Coin of Korkyra with head of Dionysos

Greek
Hellenistic Period
229–48 B.C.


Mint: Epiros (Islands off), Korkyra

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.64 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

65.724

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Ivy-wreathed head of Dionysos right.
Reverse: Bunch of grapes above kantharos.
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