Tetrobol of Mende with Silenos on ass
Mint: Macedonia, Mende
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0553.
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.44 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Silenos standing right on left side of ass standing to right; holding ass below ears with both hands; nude, bearded, bald-headed, with animal’s ears.
Reverse: Crow standing right.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund