Hemidrachm of Lamia with head of Dionysos

Greek
Classical Period
400–344 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Lamia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0874.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.82 gm.

Accession Number

04.751

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of youthful Dionysos to left with ivy wreath in flowing locks.
Reverse: Volute krater with ivy leaf above and small pitcher at right.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.
Round incuse.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 683); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund