About this artwork
This coin depicts Dionysos crowned with ivy leaves, one of the attributes (along with the grapes he holds on the coin’s reverse) which identifies him as the god of wine. He is believed to have come from Thrace, where this coin was minted.
- Ancient Greek
- Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting the God Dionysos
- 150 BC–100 BC
- REV: ΔΙΟΝΥΣΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ (In exergue: ΜΑΡΩΝΙΤΩΝ)
- Diam. 3.4 cm; 16.60 g
- Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne