Tetradrachm of Athens with head of Athena, struck under Eumareides, Alkidam[...], and Thoi[...]
145–144 or 112–111 B.C.
Mint: Attica, Athens
Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.03 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right, with four horse protomes on front of helmet, Pegasus on side.
Reverse: Within olive wreath, owl stands on amphora. At right, Triptolemos stands in car drawn by winged serpents. He holds ears of corn.
Inscriptions in Greek above, below, in fields and on amphora.
From a hoard (MFA 65.62-65.99) found in 1960 at Çesme; 1960: purchased from a Greek dealer on behalf of MFA by Cornelius C. Vermeule III; purchased by MFA from Cornelius C. Vermeule III, February 10, 1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour