Tetradrachm of Athens with head of Athena, struck under Zoilos, Euandros, and Zoilos

Greek
Hellenistic Period
142–141 or 109–108 B.C.


Mint: Attica, Athens

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.43 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.74

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right, with Pegasus and four horse protomes.
Reverse: Within olive wreath, owl stands on amphora. At right, bee.
Inscriptions in Greek above, below, in fields and on amphora.

New Style.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour