Stater of Sybrita with head of Dionysos
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.
Mint: Crete, Sybrita
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 130.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 11.05 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of the youthful Dionysos to right, wearing an ivy wreath.
In field at left, a bunch of grapes.
Reverse: Hermes standing to left, petasos on back of head, chlamys over left shoulder, right hand extended holding long caduceus.
Inscription at right, upwards.
By date unknown: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, November 12, 1959, for $ 1,100.00
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour