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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Greek
Title:Tetradrachm with Head of Dionysus
Date Made:Hellenistic Period; ca. 186 - 145 BCE
Type:Coin/Numismatic
Materials:Silver
Place Made:Greece; Thrace; Maroneia
Measurements:36mm; 15.032g
Accession Number:  MH 2000.2.72.INV
Credit Line:Source and date of acquisition unknown
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Obverse: Head of young Dionysos wreathed with ivy
Reverse: Nude Dionysos standing half-left, holding grapes narthex stalks & cloak; monogram to left & right. flanked by inscription.
Hole at top

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; numismatics

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