Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Pergamon with head of Philetairos, struck under Attalos I

Greek
Hellenistic Period
241–197 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Pergamon (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1611.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 17.07 gm.

Accession Number

35.163

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Philetairos to right, laureate.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Athena seated left on throne without back, clad in chiton, himation, aegis. and crested Corinthian helmet, crowning name; elbow on shield standing beside her; spear against her right shoulder.
At right: bow at left: ivy leaf beside inscription in Greek In field below hand: A

Provenance

Late Collector Collection

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)