Obol of Nagidos with head of Dionysos

Greek
Classical Period
386–380 B.C.


Mint: Cilicia, Nagidos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2122.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.74 gm.

Accession Number

04.1142

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Dionysos to right, bearded, with hair on forehead and rolled at back.
Letter in field at right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Head of Aphrodite to right; hair on forehead and rolled at back.
Letter behind neck.
Border of dots.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund