Didrachm of Pantikapaion with head of Dionysos
200 B.C. or later
Mint: Tauric Chersonesos, Pantikapaion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1351.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.44 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of young Dionysos to right, crowned with ivy.
Reverse: Within an ivy wreath a bunch of grapes, suspended, and Greek inscription. Monogram above the wreath
From the collection of the Hermitage, St. Petersburg, by exchange with E.P.W. (according to MFA Coin and Medal Register 1); 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund