Stater of Nagidos with head of Dionysos

Greek
Classical Period
386–380 B.C.


Mint: Cilicia, Nagidos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2121.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 9.64 gm.

Accession Number

04.1141

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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; pointed earring; dotted necklace.
Inscription in Greek at right.

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