Drachm of Histiaia with head of maenad

Greek
Hellenistic Period
197–146 B.C.


Mint: Euboia, Histiaia

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.10 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

92.11

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of maenad to right, wearing vine-wreath.
Reverse: Nymph Histiaea seated on stern of galley holding trophy-stand or mast with yard?
Inscriptions in Greek in field at left and right.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury