Drachm of Thasos with head of Dionysos
Mint: Thrace (Islands off), Thasos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0860.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.74 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of a bearded Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath.
Reverse: Herakles kneeling on right knee, shooting to right, wearing lion skin and chiton.
In front of him a fly or cicada to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Incuse square. Square border, plain, around the design and inscription.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund