Coin of Thessalonike with head of Dionysos

Greek
Hellenistic Period
After 168 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Thessalonike

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 7.15 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.709

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Dionysos, wearing ivy-wreath, to right.
Reverse: Goat standing right.
Below, plow to left.
Monograms above and at right.
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