1.250 x 1.125 x 0.075 inches
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Relief - Ancient Greek Coin
Dionysus comes from the Thracian Greek Island city of Thasos. It is a Silver Tetradrachm (16.11 grams) Circa 148 B.C. Reference: Sear 1759; B.M.C 3. 67-78. This is the Obv. side of the coin. It is the head of young Dionysus (god of wine) right, wreathed with ivy and with the band across forehead. The reverse side of the coin is Hercules, naked, standing left, holding club, lion's skin over left arm; monogram in field to left; inscription around.
March 6th, 2012
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