Coin of Pantikapaion with head of Dionysos (?)

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 100 B.C.


Mint: Tauric Chersonesos, Pantikapaion

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.24 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

65.717

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Dionysos (?) right.
Reverse: Bow in case.
Greek inscription and letter in field.

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