Diobol of Thasos with head of Silenos
Mint: Thrace (Islands off), Thasos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0867.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.36 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Double satyr head with pointed ears.
Reverse: In incuse square two volute kraters side by side, the one on the right inverted.
Inscription in Greek.
(Note the illustration in Brett catalogue shows the inverted krater at right with the letter theta in upper right corner of the square.)
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 505); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund