Silver Tetradrachm From Thassos

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Silver tetradrachm from Thassos, Roman era: depicts the head of the young Dionysus, crowned with ivy. It dates from the 2nd century BC. (after 148 BC) and has a diameter of 30 mm and a weight of 16.92 grams. On the reverse is depicted Hercules with a lion’s skin, a staff and the inscription “IRAKLEUS SOTIROS TASION”, which means “Hercules Savior of Thassos”.

Published by: Tonito Petrov

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