Coin of Athens with bust of Athena
about A.D. 200
Mint: Achaea: Attica, Athens
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 12.33 gm. Die Axis: 9
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Athena right, wearing crested helmet and aegis.
Reverse: In center, olive tree entwined by serpent with an owl in the branches. At left Poseidon standing facing tree, strikes with trident. At right Athena with spear and shield.
Inscription in Greek.
By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour