Stater of Sybrita with seated Dionysos

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.


Mint: Crete, Sybrita

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 11.61 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.1678

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Dionysos seated left, holding kantharos in right hand, thyrsos in left.
Reverse: Hermes stands to left, holding caduceus and phiale.
Inscription in Greek to right, downwards.

Provenance

By 1965: with Euripides Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides Sepheriades, December 8, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour