Coin of Rhodes with head of Dionysus, struck under Eudorus

Roman Provincial
Late Republican or Imperial Period
31 B.C.–A.D. 60


Mint: Asia: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 19.87 gm.

Accession Number

65.791

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Dionysos left, wearing ivy-wreath.
Reverse: Nike on globe (?) right, holding wreath. At right, rose.
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