Stater of Kydonia with head of maenad
Late Classical Period
Mint: Crete, Kydonia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1281.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 10.98 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of maenad to right with necklace, fourfold earring, and grapes and vine leaves in hair; hair in roll.
Monogram at left. Countermark above at right.
Reverse: Nude Kydon on line to left, stringing a bow.
Before him a dog to right looking up at him, left forepaw raised.
Inscription in Greek at right.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund