- ID: 322

    Submitter: Jean-Luc

    Added: 1998-03-22

    SICILY. Naxos.

    AR-Drachm, late 6th century.
    Av.: Bearded head of Dionysos to l., wearing ivy wreath, pronounced ring around the neck close to the truncation.
    Rv.: Cluster of grapes on tendril, to r. and l., empty leafs.
    5,62 g. c. 19 mm.

    Ref.: cf. Avers Type of Cahn 4. Rizzo, text volume, p. 152, fig. 35,IV.

    BoC: 21/2, 1996/97, p. 8.

    FAKE – This piece was made to look as if heavily cleaned. A twin, seen at the same time, had a grey, grainy surface.