Drachm of Thasos with Silenos abducting nymph
Mint: Thrace (Islands off), Thasos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0856.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.73 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: A bald and bearded satyr, kneeling to right, carrying a nymph in his arms. She is clad in a long chiton.
Reverse: Quadripartite mill-sail square, incuse. Surface dotted.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund