Drachm of Naxos with head of Dionysos
Mint: Sicily, Naxos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0304.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.30 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)
Obverse: Head of Dionysos right, bearded, ivy wreath in hair.
Hair in back in knot and tied with taenia.
Border of dots, with beard projecting beyond.
Reverse: Bearded Seilenos seated on ground holding kantharos to his mouth with right hand, resting left hand on knee.
Inscription in Greek around.
October 27, 1902: Hess Sale Catalogue, pl. iv, 619 (according to Regling); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: from the sale of the Berlin cabinet); Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, May 10, 1906