Coin of Apameia with bust of Athena
about 133–48 B.C.
Mint: Phrygia, Apameia
Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 6.64 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Athena to right wearing aegis and crested Corinthian helmet. Running griffin on helmet beneath crest.
Reverse: Eagle flying right over maeander symbol.
Above eagle, star, and each side of maeander, pileus of Dioskouros topped by star.
Inscription in Greek above. Inscription below is illegible.
By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour