Drachm of Thasos with head of Dionysos
Mint: Thrace (Islands off), Thasos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0864.
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.86 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of a bearded Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath.
Reverse: Within incuse square Herakles kneeling on right knee, shooting to right, wearing lion skin and chiton.
Head of a river god or Pan in the lower right corner.
Greek inscription at left.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund