Silver Agathodaimon (the Good Spirit)
1st or 2nd century A.D.
3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Agathodaimon carries a cornucopiae and pours a libation from a bowl. He was a protective spirit and a god of fertility and prosperity.
By 1971: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (said to be from Asia Minor); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., April 14, 1971
John Michael Rodocanachi Fund