Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Pergamon with head of Philetairos, struck under Eumenes II
Mint: Mysia, Pergamon (Kingdom)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1615.
Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 17.04 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Philetairos laureate to right.
Reverse: Athena seated to left on throne without back, right hand out crowning name, left elbow on shield standing beside her, spear against her shoulder; she wears chiton, himation, aegis, and crested Corinthian helmet.
At extreme left, palm branch.
Inscription in Greek in field at left. Monogram below right arm.
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