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Greek, Islands off Thrace – 148 BC


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Greek, Islands off Thrace – 148 BC

Obverse: Young Dionysos facing right wearing elaborate ivy wreath and berries.
Reverse: Herakles standing left holding club in right hand and lion's skin in left.

Obv: Wreathed head of young Dionysos facing right, wearing elaborate ivy wreath with leaves and berries. Rev: ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟΥΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΘΑΣΙΩΝ, Herakles nude standing left, holding club in right hand and lion’s skin in left arm resting on hip; Thasos mint monogram MH in field between club and right leg.


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Value: Tetradrachm. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 16.91 grams. Mint: Thasos. Date: After 148 BC.
Attribution: Cf. Le Rider, Thasiennes 52; SNG Ashmolean 3689; SNG Copenhagen 1040.

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