Drachm of Naxos with head of Dionysos
Mint: Sicily, Naxos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0307.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.18 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of bearded Dionysos to right, with ivy-wreath and bunch of berries, hair in roll.
Reverse: Bearded Silenos seated full front, head bent downwards; holding up kantharos in right hand, resting left hand on ground.
Inscription in Greek (retrograde).
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. 277); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund