Tetradrachm of Maroneia with head of Dionysos, struck under Athenes

Greek
Classical Period
410–390 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Maroneia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0812.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 16.58 gm.

Accession Number

04.629

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Dionysos to left, unbearded with ivy wreath. Hair falling in thick locks below wreath.
Reverse: Incuse square, inscription in Greek beginning above and around square, in which is a vine with four bunches of grapes.

Provenance

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 by Regling as Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund