Drachm (?) of Korkyra with head of Dionysos

Greek
Hellenistic Period
229–248 B.C.


Mint: Epiros (Islands off), Korkyra

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0946.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.88 gm.

Accession Number

00.214

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of young Dionysos, ivy-wreathed, to right, feminine type, long hair.
Reverse: Pegasos galloping to right.
Below, the monogram of Korkyra and a magistral monogram..

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund