Tetradrachm of Athens with head of Athena, struck under Hikesios, Asklepiades, and Theo[...]

Greek
Hellenistic Period
135–134 B.C.


Mint: Attica, Athens

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.40 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.2

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena right wearing crested helmet with four horses protomes and flying Pegasus.
Reverse: Within olive wreath, owl stands on amphora, facing front. In field at right, wreath. Inscriptions in Greek on amphora, below, and in fields.

Provenance

By 1965: with Court Coin Company, 315 Washington Street, Boston, Mass.; purchased by MFA from Court Coin Company, January 12, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour