Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Pergamon with head of Philetairos, struck under Eumenes I
Mint: Mysia, Pergamon (Kingdom)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1609.
Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.88 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Philetairos laureate to right.
Reverse: Athena seated to left on throne, her right hand on shield standing before her, left elbow on sphinx arm of throne, and left hand holding spear on left shoulder. She wears chiton, himation, aegis and crested Corinthian helmet.
Under right arm an ivy leaf.
Inscriptions in Greek on throne and at right.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904
Regling did not list this as Greenwell.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund