Drachm of Thasos with Silenos abducting nymph

Greek
Classical Period
410/409–350 B.C.


Mint: Thrace (Islands off), Thasos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0857.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.43 gm.

Accession Number

00.190

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: A bald and bearded satyr kneels to the front, his head right towards a nymph in his arms. She is clad in a long chiton.
Reverse: Quadripartite mill-sail square, incuse. Surface dotted

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund