Roman Collector Posted February 13 · Patron Share Posted February 13 Mike Markowitz has published a nice article in CoinWeek about the God of Wine - Dionysus. Here are some illustrations from the article. And one from my collection. Phrygia, Eumeneia, c. 133-130 BC. Greek Æ 21.1 mm, 6.66 g, 1 h. Menekrates, son of Askle-, magistrate. Obv: Head of young Dionysus wreathed with ivy, right. Rev: Tripod-lebes with three handles surmounted by flat cover fringed with spikes, star above and on either side; to right, EYMENE and filleted laurel branch (thyrsus?); to left, MENEKΡA/AΣKΛH and labrys (double axe) with serpent-entwined handle. Refs: BMC 25.212,14; SNG Copenhagen 382; SNG Tübingen 4008; Paris 1095; Mionnet IV, 563; SNG Oxford 1024-1025; Lindgren I 950; Istanbul 14718; Afyon 2973. Let's see your coins of Dionysus! 16 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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