Drachm of Thasos with Silenos abducting nymph

Greek
Classical Period
410/9–350 B.C.


Mint: Thrace (Islands off), Thasos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0858.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.19 gm.

Accession Number

11.1779

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Nude Silenos abducting a nymph.
Reverse: Mill-sail incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund