Tetrobol (?) of Mende with head of Dionysos

Greek
Classical Period
405–348 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Mende

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0555.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.04 gm.

Accession Number

01.5436

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of young Dionysos to left, beardless. crowned with ivy with bunch of berries on top of head and broad tie-end with fringe; hair long.
Reverse: Amphora with volute handles.
Inscription in Greek around.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund