Coin of Athens with bust of Athena

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
2nd century A.D.


Mint: Achaea: Attica, Athens

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 6.30 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

65.740

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted bust of Athena right, wearing ageis.
Reverse: Agonistic table on which owl right, statue of Athena left and wreath.
Amphora below.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour