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. 0852.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 9.96 gm.

Accession Number

08.342

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Satyr carrying a nymph.
Reverse: Square divided into quadrants.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund