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Dionysus Thrace Thasos

Dionysus Thrace Thasos


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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Numismatics: Coins: Ancient: Greek: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1378975

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Abhaya Asian Antiques
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Fine Greek tetradrachm from Thrace, 148 BCE. D: 31mm and 16grams. A young Dionysus wearing a wreath of ivy and band across his forehead, reverse a standing naked Hercules holding a lion’s skin draped over one arm and a club in the other. Dionysus is “the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual madness, fertility, theatre and religious ecstasy in ancient Greek religion and myth” (and 420). Free shipping via Hong Kong EMS SpeedPost.

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