Thasos (Island off Thace) Stater 525 - 463 BC 

Obv: Naked ithyphallic Satyr carrying Nymph running right. Rev: Quadripartite incuse square. Metal: Silver 8.88 grams, 22 mm diameter. Condition: nice VF.

History of Thasos

Thasos, an island off of Thace, had rich gold mines and interest in many gold and silver mines on the mainland. Legend is that the island was colonized by "Telesikles". In 492 BC, Thasos fell to the Persians. After the defeat of Persia by Athens, Thasos joined Athens' Delian League.