Tetradrachm of Thasos with head of Dionysos
3rd century B.C.
Mint: Thrace (Islands off), Thasos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0868.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.70 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bearded head of Dionysos to right, with ivy wreath; hair down in two locks behind.
Reverse: Within olive wreath club to right with inscription in Greek above and below.
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
Regling does not list this coin as Greenwell.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund