Stater of Thasos with Silenos abducting nymph
Mint: Thrace (Islands off), Thasos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0855.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 8.62 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Silenos in kneeling-running pose holding a nymph in his arms.
In field at right: A.
Reverse: Mill-sail incuse.
By date unknown: Montagu Collection; 1896: Montagu Sale (Cat. Sotheby, pl. v, 279, according to Regling and Brett); by 1910: with Edward Perry Warren; June 2, 1910: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund