Stater of Nagidos with head of Dionysos
Mint: Cilicia, Nagidos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2120.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 10.38 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of bearded Dionysos to right, wearing an ivy wreath with four bunches of berries.
Border of dots
Reverse: Head of Aphrodite to right, in sphendone and ampyx; curly hair over ampyx and on temple, ends escaping upwards and above sphendone; pointed earring; dotted necklace.
Above right, downwards, initials of artist’s signature (?).
Inscription in Greek (off flan).
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund