The Ancient Coinage of Mende

Listed by Moushmov Number

Including additional items for this online edition, with numbers in italics.
MENDE
(about 500 – 358 B.C.) city on the Halkidii peninsula Palene.

Autonomous coins.

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Silver.

6359 MIN. Donkey or mule in front of vine. Rev. : Incuse square divided into 4 parts. 12 mm.
6360 Silenos seated on donkey, advancing right. Rev. : MENΔAIH (sic). Cup with two handles within incuse square. 15 mm. Plate XLIV 5.
6361 Silenos seated on donkey and holding cup with two handles. Rev. : MENΔAION. Bunch of grapes. All in incuse square. 23 mm.
6362 The same obverse; in the margin raven alighted on branch. Rev. : MENΔAION. Five bunches of grapes within incuse square. 26 mm. Plate XLIV 1.
Macedon, Mende AR Tetradrachm. Circa 460-423 BC. Inebriated Dionysos reclining on back of an ass, head turned right, holding a kantharos in extended right hand; crow standing on small bush with two branches before / MENDAION, vine of 5 grape clusters within linear square, all within incuse square. Noe 38, SNG ANS 329v.
6363 Donkey advancing left. Rev. : Incuse square. 15 mm.
6364 MIN. Ithyphallic Donkey advancing past vine with bunch of grapes; above raven pecking in its rump. Rev. : Incuse square divided into 4 parts in form of sail arm of windmill. Within little circle. 26 mm. Plate XLIX 15.
6365 Silenos lying on donkey advancing left, holding cup with two handles. Rev. : MENΔAIΩN. Cup with two handles within square. 15 mm.
Macedonia, Mende AR Tetrobol. Circa 423-358 BC. Dionysos holding a kantharos reclining on the back of an ass / MENDAON, Amphora with volute handles; in incuse square. SNG ANS 373.
6366 Man’s head with hair bristle up, opposite. Rev. : MENΔAIΩN. Two hanging bunches of grapes. 15 mm.
6367 MIN. Donkey passing by vine with bunches of grapes, right. Rev. : Incuse square. 10 –14 mm. Plate XLIX 11.
6368 Silenos leading donkey right. Rev. : MENΔAIΩN. Raven or eagle standing right. All in incuse square. 14 mm. Plate XLIV 4.
6369 Silenos on donkey advancing right and holding cup with two handles. In front of the donkey – raven. Rev. : MENΔAION around square. All in incuse square. 27 mm.
6371 Horse right. Rev. : Incuse square divided into 4 parts. 10 mm. Plate XLIV 3.
6372 Vase with two handles. Rev. : Incuse square. 12 mm.
6373 Front part of a donkey. Rev. : Vase with two hadles. 6 mm. Plate XLIX 18.
Macedon, Mende. Circa 460-423 BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.35 gm). Forepart of an ass right / Kantharos within incuse square. SNG ANS 365, SNGCop 206..
6374 Bakhantka’s head with ivy wreath left. Rev. : MENΔAIΩN. Vase with two hadles. 12 mm. Plate XLIV 2.
Mende, 5th-4th Century BC, AR Diobol. 0.837 grams. Head of young Dionysus right, wreathed with ivy / MENDIAWN, amphora with two handdles. SNG ANS 377.
6375 Ithypallic donkey, left; raven alighted on its back. Rev. : Incuse square divided into 8 triangles. 21 mm.
6376 The same obverse; in the margin vague object. Rev. : Incuse square divided into 6 incuse triangle s. 19 mm. Plate XLIX 12.
6377 The same obverse. Raven pecking under the tail of the donkey. In the margin vine. Rev. : Five incuse triangle s . 23 mm. Plate XLIX 13.
6378 Donkey right; above bunch of grapes or vine leaf. Rev. : Incuse square divided into 4 parts. 13 mm. Plate XLIX 14.
6379 Donkey right; vine above. Rev. : The same. 9 mm.
6380 MEN. Ithyphallic donkey, right. Rev. : The same. 12 mm.
6381 M. Front part of donkey, right. Rev. : The same. 7 mm.
6382 Donkey’s head left. Rev. : The same. 7 mm. Plate XLIX 17.
Mende, Macedon, AR Tritemorion. c 500 BC, Head of braying ass left / Incuse square divided by broad bands into four squares. Moushmov 6382.
6383 Ithyphallic donkey, left; raven on its back, pecking under its tail; behind the raven M. Rev. : The same. 27 mm.
6384 MINΔAON. Ithyphallic donkey, right; raven on its back. Rev. : The same. 26 - 28 mm. Plate XLIX 19.
Macedonia, Mende. Circa 480 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Ass walking right, M on thigh; bird (starling) standing left on ass's rump, pecking for insects / Mill-sail incuse. Noe 6, AMNG 13cf, SNG ANS 293 var.
6385 NOIAΔNIM. (read inverted). The same image. Rev. : The same. 26 mm.
6386 Dionysos’ unbearded head with ivy wreath left. Rev. : MENΔAIΩN. Ithyphallic donkey, standing left; raven on its back, pecking under its tail. Incuse square. 23 mm.
6387 Silenos naked standing right behind a donkey, that breaking in. Rev. : MENΔAION. Raven right. Incuse square. 16 mm.
6388 Silenos standing behind a donkey, right, that is pulling with his left hand by its ears, and the right hand is on its back. Rev. : The same. 16 mm.
Macedonia, Mende AR Tetrobol. c460-423 BC. AR Silenos standing behind and restraining a donkey by its ears / MENDAON, Crow standing right, all within incuse square. SNG ANS 353.
6389 Ithyphallic donkey advancing right; raven on its back. Rev. : Five incuse triangles . 23 mm. Plate XLIX 16.
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Bronze.

6390 Dionysos’ wreathed head right. Rev. : MEN. Amphora. 10 mm.
6391 Dionysos’ head with ivy wreath, right. Rev. : MEN. Amphora between two ivy branches. 17 mm. Plate XLIV 6.
Macedon, Mende AE14. Before 358 BC. Head of young Dionysos right, wreathed in ivy / MEN above amphora, vines around. Moushmov 6392.
6392 The same obverse. Rev. : MENΔAIΩN or MENΔAI. Amphora. 11 – 12 mm. Plate XLIV 7.
Macedonia, Mende AE 10. Dionysus / MEN, amphora. SNG ANS-395-6.
6393 Dionysos’ unbearded, wreathed head right. Rev. : MEN or MENΔAI. Two amphores. 13 - 14½ mm.
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