Coin of Pergamon with head of Athena

Greek
Hellenistic Period
133 B.C. or later


Mint: Mysia, Pergamon

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.23 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

64.1353

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right. Star on helmet.
Reverse: Owl, wings spread, facing, stands on palm-branch.
Inscriptions in Greek in field left and right, above, and below.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour