Ancient Coinage of Thasos, Thrace

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Note: There are three types of the "satyr carrying of a nymph" silver coin types which help to date them: 1. Early issues (ca 550-478 BC) show the nymph's raised hand with palm and thumb only, like a wide V. 2. Intermediate issues (ca 480­404 BC) show her raised hand with three or four fingers and a thumb. 3. Late issues (ca 411-371 BC) have the nymph's hand on the shoulder behind the satyr's head.
Asyut 100Thasos, Stater. Intermediate issue, 480­404 BC. 8.9 g, 22 mm. Ithyphallic satyr running right, carrying off a nymph, her right hand showing four fingers and a thumb. / Quadripartite incuse. Asyut hoard 100-126; Svoronos PL. X, 1-2.TextImage
Berlin 8 varThasos, Island of Thrace. AV hemidrachm. ca 380 BC. 3.95g. Bearded head of Dionysos left, wreathed with ivy / ΘAΣION, Herakles in long chiton and with lionskin headdress kneeling right, drawing bow. K in right field, all within linear square in an incuse square. Berlin 8 var (Θ on rev.); West pl. 4, 30 var in NNM 40; (ditto).TextImage
Berlin 32Thasos, Island of Thrace. AR hemiobol, ca. 400 BC. 0.30 g. Archaic female head left, wearing hair band / ΘA beneath dolphin swimming left, all within incuse square. Berlin 32; Traité II-4, 1138.TextImage
Berlin 91Thasos, AR Tetradrachm struck after 148 BC. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / HΡAKΛEOYΣ ΣΩTH ΡOΣ ΘAΣIΩN, Herakles standing left, leaning on a club and holding a lion's skin, H to left. Berlin 91; BMC 78 var. TextImage
BMC 5
Sear SG 1357
Thasos 510 - 490 BC. AR Stater. Naked ithyphallic satyr carrying off a nymph who raises her arm in protest / Quadrapartite incuse square. Weber 2500. TextImage
BMC 18aThasos, Thrace; 500-465 BC; AR Obol 0,51 gr. Two dolphins swimming in opposite directions, three dots around / Quaripartite incuse square. BMC 18a.TextImage
BMC 19Thrace, Islands off. Thasos. Ca 463-411 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.33 gm). Dolphin leaping right; dot above and below / Quadripartite incuse square. SNGCop -. TextImage
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BMC 19vThasos, Thrace AR Hemiobol. Dolphin right / quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
BMC 22Thrace, Islands off, Thasos AR Hemiobol. ca 435-411 BC. Two dolphins, one above the other, swimming in opposite directions, two dots below / quadripartite incuse square. BMC 22, Moushmov 5647. TextImage
BMC 22aThasos, Islands of Thrace, AR Hemiobol. ca 435-411 BC. Dolphin swimming right, dot above and below / Quadripartite incuse square. BMC 22a.TextImage
BMC 22 varThasos, Islands of Thrace, AR Hemiobol. ca 435-411 BC. Dolphin swimming left, two dots below / Quadripartite incuse square. BMC 22 var (dolphin left).TextImage
BMC 24
Sear SG 1746-1747
Thrace, Island, Thasos. Ca 435-411 BC. AR Stater, intermediate issue. Satyr running right, carrying off protesting nymph, her hand with four fingers and thumb / Quadripartite incuse square. BMC 24.TextImage
BMC 28Thasos, Thrace, AR stater. 21.43 mm. 465-411 BC. 8.65 g. Ithyphallic satyr running right in a crouching posture with nymph who is raising right arm in protest. Θ below / Quadripartite incuse square. BMC 28; Traité II-4, 1123.TextImage
BMC 41Thasos. Circa 411-350 BC. AR Drachm. Wreathed head of Dionysos left / ΘAΣ-ION Herakles kneeling right in archer's stance, drawing bow; salamander above knee. West 7. TextImage
BMC 43Thrace, Islands off, Thasos AR Drachm. ca 411-350 BC. Wreathed head of Dionysos left / ΘAΣ-ION, Herakles kneeling right in archer's stance, drawing bow; cicada/grasshopper above knee. West 4. TextImage
BMC 53Thasos, Thrace AR Obol. 450-425 BC. Satyr kneeling left, holding kantharos / ΘAΣIΩN, amphora. Grose McClean 4217. TextImage
BMC 57Thasos, Thrace, AR Obol. 400-350 BC. Satyr kneeling left, holding kantharos, barleycorn to left / ΘAΣIΩN, amphora. TextImage
BMC 58Thasos, Thrace, AR Trihemiobol, 411-350 AD, 0.58g. Satyr kneeling right on one knee, holding kantharos / ΘAΣ-IΩN, Amphora. TextImage
BMC 72
Sear SG 1759
Thasos After 148 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / HΡAKΛEOYΣ ΣΩTH ΡOΣ ΘAΣIΩN, Herakles standing left, with club and lion's skin, M to left. TextImage
BMC 73Thasos, Thrace, 168-148 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Wreathed head of young Dionysos right / HΡAKΛEOYΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ to left and right of Herakles, standing left, resting on club, lionskin draped over left arm; M at inner left, ΘAΣIΩN below. BMC 73; SNG Cop. 1039; Le Rider, Thasiennes 51.TextImage
BMC 74Thasos, Thrace, AR Tetradrachm. After 148 BC. Head of young Dionysus right, wreathed with ivy / HΡAKΛEOYΣ ΣΩTH ΡOΣ ΘAΣIΩN to left, right and beneath Herakles standing facing, naked, head left, holding club and lion skin. MH monogram to left. BMC 74; Sear Greek 1759.TextImage
BMC 78Thasos After 148 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / HΡAKΛEOYΣ ΣΩTH ΡOΣ ΘAΣIΩN, Herakles standing left, with club and lion's skin, reversed Π to left. TextImage
BMC 96Thasos, Island of Thrace. AE autonomous issue. ca 300 BC. 4.48 g. Bearded head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress / ΘAΣIΩN, between bow and club, amphora above, ΠHAΡ monogram below. BMC 96; SNG Cop 1054; Berlin 114.TextImage
BMC 105Thasos, Thrace, AE21, civic issue. 2nd-1st Century BC. 7.48 g. Diademed and draped bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / ΘAΣIΩN, Herakles, naked but for lionskin around neck and over shoulders, standing right, holding bow, about to shoot an arrow. KMAE monogram in right field, (possibly a second unclear monogram in outer left field). An image of the labour of the Stymphalian birds. BMC 105; Mionnet Supp. II, 35.TextImage
Kraay 520Thrace, Islands off, Thasos AR Stater. ca 460 BC. Satyr carrying off protesting nymph / Quadripartite incuse square. SNG Cop 1010-1012. TextImage
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LeRider 6vIslands off Thasos, Thrace. Circa 435-411 BC. AR Stater. Satyr running right, carrying off protesting nymph; S to right / Quadripartite incuse square. McClean 4199. TextImage
Rosen 144Thrace, Islands off. Thasos. Circa 525-463 BC. AR Diobol? (1.05 gm). Satyr running right / Quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
Rosen 145Thrace, Islands off, Thasos, AR Trihemiobol. Circa 525-463 BC. Satyr running right / quadripartite incuse square.Text
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Rosen 146Thrace, Islands off. Thasos. Circa 463-411 BC. AR Obol (0.41 gm). Dolphin leaping left over another leaping right; pellet above and below / Quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
SG1755vThasos AR Trihemiobol. Satyr kneeling left, holding kantharos / ΘAΣ-IΩN, Amphora. TextImage
SNGCopSupp 103Thasos, Thrace AR Stater. Circa 435-411 BC. Satyr running right, carrying off protesting nymph; A to upper left / Quadripartite incuse square. LeRider 6, Gulbenkian_464, Kraay 521. TextImage
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SNGCop 1007Islands off Thasos, Thrace AR Stater. Circa 525-500 BC. Satyr running right, carrying off protesting nymph / Rough quadripartite incuse square. Svoronos 1. TextImage
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SNGCop 1008Thasos, Thrace AR Stater. ca 525-463 BC. Ithyphallic satyr carrying off protesting nymph / Quadripartite incuse square. Dewing 1312-1313, LeRider 2, SNG Ashmolean 3643, TextImage
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SNGCop 1008ffThrace, Islands off. Thasos. Circa 525-463 BC. AR Stater (8.71 gm). Satyr carrying off protesting nymph / Quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
SNGCop 1009Thrace, Islands off. Thasos. Circa 525-463 BC. AR Stater (8.74 gm). Nude, ithyphallic satyr carrying off protesting nymph to right / Quadripartite incuse. TextImage
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SNGCop 1010Thrace, Islands off. Thasos. Circa 525-463 BC. AR Stater (8.57 gm). Satyr carrying off protesting nymph / Quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
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SNGCop 1011Thrace, Islands off. Thasos. Circa 525-463 BC. AR Stater. Satyr carrying off protesting nymph / Quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
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SNGCop 1012Thasos AR Stater. c550-463 BC. Satyr carrying off a nymph with upraised hand / quadripartite incuse. TextImage
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SNGCop 1013Thasos AR Stater. 525-463 BC. Satyr carrying off protesting nymph, Θ below / Quadripartite incuse square. Kraay, ACGC, 520. TextImage
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SNG Cop 1014
Sear SG 1358
Thasos, 525 - 463 BC. First issue AR Stater. Satyr carrying off a protesting nymph, the nymph's raised hand with palm and thumb only. / Quadrapartite incuse square. TextImage
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SNGCop 1017Thrace, Islands off. Thasos. c435-411 BC. AR Stater. Satyr carrying off protesting nymph, dolphin in right field / Quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
SNGCop 1018ISLANDS off THRACE. Thasos. c500 BC. AR Stater. Satyr carrying off protesting nymph / Quadripartite incuse square. Kraay, ACGC, 519. TextImage
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SNGCop 1019Thasos AR Drachm. Circa 463-411 BC. Satyr facing, carrying off protesting nymph / Quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
SNGCop 1020Thasos, ca 463-411 BC, AR Obol. Two leaping dolphins top one leaping right, bottom leaping left / Quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
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SNGCop 1021cfThasos, ca 463-411 BC, AR Hemiobol. Two leaping dolphins, top one leaping left, bottom leaping right / Quadripartite incuse square. Sear 1359cf. TextImage
SNGCop 1023cfThasos. c390-380 BC. AR Drachm. Bearded head of Dionysos left, wreathed with ivy leaves / ΘAΣ-IOY, Herakles kneeling right in archer’s stance, drawing bow; caduceus before. West 21. TextImage
SNGCop 1023vIslands off Thrace. Thasos AR Drachm. ca 411-340 BC. Wreathed head of Dionysos left / Herakles crouching right, drawing bow; caduceus to right; all within incuse square. Le Rider 19 var, McClean 4211. TextImage
SNGCop 1029Thasos. ca 411-350 BC. AR Trihemiobol. Nude satyr kneeling left, three quarters facing, holding kantharos / ΘAΣIΩN, Amphora. TextImage
SNGCop 1030Thrace, Islands off. Thasos. Circa 411-350 BC. AR Trihemiobol. Satyr running left, holding kylix / Amphora. TextImage
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SNGCop 1030vThasos 411-350 B.C. AR Trihemiobol. Satyr kneeling l., holding kantharos. / Amphora. TextImage
SNGCop 1031Thasos. Circa 411-350 BC. AR Trihemiobol (0.79 gm). Satyr kneeling right, seen from behind, looking right over his shoulder, holding kantharos / Amphora. Dewing 1329. TextImage
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SNGCop 1032Thrace, Islands off. Thasos. ca 411-350 BC. AR Trihemiobol. Satyr running left, holding Kantharos; grain ear before / ΘAΣIΩN, amphora. TextImage
SNGCop 1032vThasos. c411-350 BC. AR Trihemiobol. Nude satyr running left, carrying kantharos; barley grain at left / Amphora. TextImage
SNGCop 1033Thasos, Thrace AR Tritemorion. 411-350 BC. Head of bald and bearded Satyr right / Θ-A-Σ-(I), two dolphins swimming left and right, one above the other. BMC 60. TextImage
SNGCop 1035Thrace, Islands of, Thasos AR Hemiobol. ca 411-350 BC. Diademed head of Dionysos left / Θ-A-Σ, dolphin swimming left. TextImage
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SNGCop 1036Thasos AR Hemidrachm. After 280 BC. Ivy-wreathed head of Dionysos right / ΘAΣIΩN, club in wreath. TextImage
SNGCop 1037Thasos, Thrace AR drachm. Roman times. Head of Dionysos right / ΘAΣIΩN, Hercules standing, holding club to left. TextImage
SNGCop 1038Thasos, island off Thrace, AR Tetradrachm. After 148 BC. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / HΡAKΛEOYΣ ΣΩTH ΡOΣ ΘAΣIΩN, Herakles, naked, standing left leaning on a club and holding a lion's skin, ΔI monogram to left. TextImage
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SNGCop 1039Islands off Thasos, Thrace AR Tetradrachm. After 148 BC. Wreathed head of Dionysos right / HΡAKΛEOYΣ ΣΩTH ΡOΣ ΘAΣIΩN, nude Herakles standing left, holding club and lion skin; M before. TextImage
SNGCop 1040Thasos, Thrace AR Tetradrachm. After 148 BC. Head of Dionysos right wreathed with ivy leaves / HΡAKΛEOYΣ ΣΩTH ΡOΣ ΘAΣIΩN, nude Herakles standing left, holding club and lion skin, MH monogram to left. Dewing 1344, BMC 74, SNG Oxford 3693. TextImage
SNGCop 1043Thrace, Islands off, Thasos AR Tetradrachm. After 148 BC. Wreathed head of young Dionysos right / Nude Herakles standing left, holding club and lion's skin; M before. TextImage
SNGCop 1046Thasos, Thrace AR Tetradrachm. After 148 BC. Head of Dionysos right wreathed with ivy leaves / HΡAKΛEOYΣ ΣΩTH ΡOΣ ΘAΣIΩN, nude Herakles standing left, holding club and lion skin, MΔHT monogram to left. TextImage
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SNGCop 1046v-1Thasos, Thrace AR Tetradrachm. After 148 BC. Head of Dionysos right wreathed with ivy leaves / HΡAKΛEOYΣ ΣΩTH ΡOΣ ΘAΣIΩN, nude Herakles standing left, holding club and lion skin, HΛP monogram to left. TextImage
SNG Ox 3699Islands off Thasos, Thrace AR Tetradrachm. After ca 146 BC. Head of young Dionysus right, wreathed with ivy leaves and berries / HΡAKΛEOYΣ ΣΩTH ΡOΣ ΘAΣIΩN, young Heracles standing left, resting right hand on club, lion skin draped over left arm, H in inner left field. TextImage
Svoronos 2Thrace - Thasos. 480-460 B.C. AR Stater. Naked, thyphallic, long-haired and hooved satyr, bearing in his arms r. peplos-clad, long-haired nymph / Quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
Svoronos 7Thasos, Thrace AR Stater. ca 520/10-465 BC. Nude, ithyphallic Silenus running right, carrying gesticulating nymph / Quadripartite incuse, partially filled. Asyut 100-128. TextImage
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Svoronos 8Thasos, Thrace AR Stater. ca 520/10–465 BC. Nude, ithyphallic silenus running right, carrying gesticulating nymph with hand simplified as V-shape / Mill sail incuse. Traite I 1743. TextImage
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Svoronos 14Thasos, Thrace. 480-460 BC. AR Stater. Naked, long-haired, ithypallic, hooved satyr, running right, carrying peplos-clad, long-haired nymph in his arms TextImage
Svoronos 23Thasos, Thrace AR Stater. ca 411–404 BC. Nude satyr running right, carrying nymph, dolphin downwards behind her shoulder / Mill sail incuse. SNG Lockett 1220. TextImage
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Svoronos 31Thasos, Thrace AR Drachm. 435-411 BC. Nude satyr running right, carrying nymph, her right hand outstretched behind his shoulder / Mill sail incuse. Dewing 1325. TextImage
Traite II-4 1131Thasos, Thrace, AR Drachm, 410 BC. Ithyphallic satyr kneeling right and carrying nymph / quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
Traite II-4 1136Thasos, Thrace; 411-350 BC; AR hemiobol, 0,40gr. Bearded, horned head of Satyr right / Θ-AΣI, two dolphins swimming in opposite directions. Traite 1136.TextImage
Traite II-4 1138Thasos; Thrace; 411-350 BC; AR hemiobol or Tetartermorion, 0,18gr. Head of nymph left, wearing hair-band, hair in a bun behind her head / ΘA beneath dolphin swimming left, all in shallow incuse. Traite IV 1138; Berlin 32-38.TextImage
Traite II-4 1152Thrace, Thasos AR trihemiobol, ca 380 BC; 0,78 gr. Satyr, naked, with horse's tail, kneeling left on one knee, holding kantharos / ΘAΣIΩN, kantharos. Traité II-4 1152.TextImage
Traite II-4 1159-1Thasos. Before 350 BC. AE 10mm. Bearded head of Herakles right, in lion skin headdress / ΘAΣION, club and bow; amphora within bow. Traite IV, 1159, type 1. TextImage
Traite II-4 1159, 8Thasos, Thrace. Before 350 BC. AE 11mm. Bearded head of Herakles right, in lionskin headdress / ΘAΣION, club and bow, cross in circle below. Traite 1159, type 8.TextImage
Sear SG 1748Thasos, Thrace. AR Drachm ca 412-404 BC. 15.5mm, 3.44 g. Ithyphallic satyr advancing right, carrying off protesting nymph, her arm around his shoulder / Quadripartite incuse square. Le Rider, Thasiennes 7; Hoover HGC 335; Sear SG 1748.TextImage
Sear SG 1755Thasos Thrace. Circa 411-340 BC. AR Trihemiobol 12 mm, 0.83 g. Bald satyr kneeling left, holding kantharos in his right hand and resting his left on his hip. / ΘAΣ-IΩN, Large amphora with high handles. BMC 53; Le Rider, Thasiennes, 27; SNG Cop 1029-1030; Sear SG 1755.TextImage
Sear SG 1756Thasos, Thrace. AR Tritemorion or hemiobol, ca 411-340 BC. 8 mm, 0.37 g. Bearded head of a satyr right / ΘA-ΣI, two dolphins swimming right and left. Sear SG 1756; Le Rider, Thasiennes, 12; SNG Cop 1033.TextImage
Sear SG 1757Thasos, Thrace, hemiobol, 8 mm. 0.27 g. ca 412-404 BC. Head of a nymph left / ΘAΣ, dolphin left. SNG Cop. 1035; SNG Oxford 3666; HGC 6, 341; Le Rider, Thasiennes 13; Sear SG 1757; BMC 64. TextImage
Sear SG 1763Thasos, Thrace. 2nd Century BC. AE 22mm. Veiled and wreathed head of Demeter right / ΘAΣION, jugate busts of the Dioskouri right; all within wreath. Le Rider 40, BMC 102; Winterthur 1305.TextImage
Sear SG 1764Thasos, Thrace, 200-1 BC. AE 20mm. Diademed and draped bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / ΘAΣIΩN, nude Herakles standing right, drawing bow about to shoot an arrow, lionskin around neck, Lw and a monogram right.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
LeRider 71Septimius Severus, AE18 of Thasos, Thrace. AYTOKΡAT CEBHΡOC, laureate head right / ΘACIΩN, Herakles standing left, holding club and lionskin. Moushmov-; Varbanov-; Le Rider Pl. V No. 71. (same dies).TextImage
See also See the Thasos list on Moushmov Online
Entry for Thasos, Thrace on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Thasus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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