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cn coin 53896

Connected to Type
CN Type 21468 🔍
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
volute krater (position: at the bottom right)
Metrology
Denomination
drachm 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Diameter
16 mm
Weight
3.69 g
Owner
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, us  
Owner Inventory No.: 04.637
Provenience: By date unknown: James Whittall Collection; by 1884: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London (auction of the James Whittall Collection, July 10ff., 1884, lot 326 [partial, not illustrated]); 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. 502); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Citation
Brett, Catalogue of Greek coins. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1955 nr. 862 
Literature
West, Fifth and fourth Century Gold Coins from the Thracian coast West, Allen B, 1929 p. 37, nr. 16a (This type and type 20792 are summarized under No. 16.)   
Grandjean et al., Guide de Thasos, [Athènes]; Paris; diff. de Boccard 2000 p. 306f., pic. 271  
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cn coin 53896, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/CN_53896 [Last downloaded: 2024/05/28]
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