Coin of Mende with head of Dionysos

Greek
Classical Period
400–346 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Mende

Dimensions

Diameter 11.5 mm. Weight: 1.36 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

65.869

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Ivy-wreathed head of Dionysos left.
Reverse: Amphora.
Branch of ivy at left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour