Stater of Thasos with Silenos abducting nymph

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
about 500–465 B.C.


Mint: Thrace (Islands off), Thasos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0854.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.93 gm.

Accession Number

08.331

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Silenos abducting nymph, in kneeling-running pose with nymph in his arms. Below: a Greek letter theta.
Reverse: Incuse square, with irregular surfaces.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, June 1908, for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund