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A silver tetradrachm of Maroneia showing Dionysos Coin Type: Silver tetradrachm of Maroneia, after 148 BCE.
Size and Weight: 30mm, 16.44g
Obverse: Head of young Dionysos right; wreathed with ivy leaves, with ivy berry clusters at the front; band across forehead.
Dionysos, naked, standing left; chlamys draped from left arm; holding a bunch of grapes in right hand and two narthex wands angled over left shoulder.
Field Marks: Two monograms, in right and left field.
Provenance: ancientauctionhouse.com (eBay), December 2008
Ref: GCV 1635
BW Ref: 003 039 135
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