Coin of Athens with bust of Athena

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 120–190


Mint: Achaea: Attica, Athens

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.59 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1991.597

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted bust of Athena right, within olive wreath.
Reverse: Miltiades in military dress at left placing a captive Persian before a trophy at right.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Jonathan H. Kagan Collection; gift of Jonathan H. Kagan to MFA, September 25, 1991

Credit Line

Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan