Stater of Kydonia with head of maenad

Greek
Late Classical Period
350 B.C.


Mint: Crete, Kydonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1281.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 10.98 gm.

Accession Number

04.911

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of maenad to right with necklace, fourfold earring, and grapes and vine leaves in hair; hair in roll.
Monogram at left. Countermark above at right.
Reverse: Nude Kydon on line to left, stringing a bow.
Before him a dog to right looking up at him, left forepaw raised.
Inscription in Greek at right.

Provenance

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

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund