Coin of Seleukeia-on-the-Kalykadnos with bust of Athena

Greek
Hellenistic Period
2nd–1st century B.C.


Mint: Cilicia, Seleukeia-on-the-Kalykadnos

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 7.27 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.931

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Athena to right wearing necklace and crested Corinthian helmet.
At left, inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Nike advancing left; wreath in right hand.
Around and below wreath, inscriptions in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 163); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour