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cn coin 53895

Connected to Type
CN Type 20892 🔍
Mint
Thasos 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
c.404-355 BC
Classical Period  🔍
Obverse
Design
Head of bearded Dionysus, left, wearing ivy wreath.
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Reverse
Legend
ΘΑΣΙΟΝ
Design
Heracles kneeling right, wearing lion skin, drawing bow; all within linear square.
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Symbol
lyre (position: on the right)
Metrology
Denomination
tetradrachm 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Diameter
25 mm
Weight
14.67 g
Owner
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, us  
Owner Inventory No.: 04.636
Provenience: 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. 501); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Literature
Hoover and Ashton, Handbook of Coins of the Islands: Adriatic, Ionian, Thracian, Aegean and Carpathian Seas (Excluding Crete and Cyprus): Sixth to First Centuries BC, Lancaster 2010 p. 80, nr. 342 (c. 355-340 BC., chian standard.)   
Grandjean et al., Guide de Thasos, [Athènes]; Paris; diff. de Boccard 2000 p. 307, pic. 271.3  
Daux, Guide de Thasos, Paris 1968 p. 187  
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cn coin 53895, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/CN_53895 [Last downloaded: 2024/04/24]
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