Coin of Peparethos with head of Dionysos
Classical or Hellenistic Period
Mint: Thessaly (Islands off), Peparethos
Diameter: 14.5 mm. Weight: 2.03 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of bearded Dionysos right, crowned with ivy.
Reverse: Kantharos, wreathed with vine-branch.
Inscription in Greek.
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
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour