Drachm of Naxos with head of Dionysos
Mint: Sicily, Naxos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0306.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.30 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Dionysos to right, with short hair, bound with ivy wreath.
Hair at back is rolled.
Border of dots, with beard extending beyond.
Reverse: Silenos seated on the ground, almost full-front to left. Head to left.
He holds a wine-cup in his right hand, and left rests on ground.
Inscription in Greek.
Border of dots.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund