Tetradrachm of Maroneia with head of Dionysos, struck under Theodo[...]

Greek
Classical Period
ca. 386/85-348/47


Mint: Thrace, Maroneia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0811.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 16.61 gm.

Accession Number

04.628

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Dionysos to left, unbearded, with ivy wreath; hair in loose locks below wreath.
Reverse: Bunch of grapes and leaves within a square. Inscription outside the square on three sides except at right beginning below. At right thyrsos.

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 by Regling as Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund