Trihemiobol of Thasos with kneeling Silenos
about 410/409–350 B.C.
Mint: Thrace (Islands off), Thasos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0865.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.96 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)
Obverse: Nude satyr, bearded, with pointed ears, horse’s tail, kneeling to left on left knee, holding kantharos in raised right hand and pressing left hand to sides. At left barley corn.
Reverse: Volute krater in square incuse.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 506); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund