Tetradrachm of Mende with Silenos on ass
Mint: Macedonia, Mende
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 041.
Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 15.89 gm. Die Axis: 2
Medium or Technique
Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)
Obverse: Silenos reclining to left, on the back of an ass, standing to right. He holds a kantharos in his right hand. At right, vine on which sits a crow.
Ground line and border of dots.
Reverse: Vine with four bunches of grapes.
Inscription around, all in square incuse.
By date unknown: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 10 Grand'Rue, Geneva, Switzerland; June 5, 1958: purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis for $ 3,000.00 (this is the total price of 58.521-58.525)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour