Coin of Naxos with head of Dionysos

Greek
Classical Period
about 413–404 B.C.


Mint: Naxos (Aegean Islands)

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.35 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

65.858

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of bearded Dionysos, wearing ivy-wreath, left.
Reverse: 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