Litra of Katane with head of Silenos

Greek
Classical Period
about 410 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Katane

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 0.85 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

1997.85

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Silenos left, crowned with wreath of ivy.
Behind his neck, signed by Prokles with Greek letter.
Reverse: Winged thunderbolt flanked by shield at left and right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1997: with Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., Post Office Box 479, Lancaster, PA 17608 (Classical Numismatic Group, Auction 42, The New York Marriott World Trade Center, Three World Trade Center, New York 10048, May 29-30, 1997, lot 124); purchased by MFA at auction 42; accessioned June 25, 1997

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour