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

Greek
Hellenistic Period
274–263 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Pergamon (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1608.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 16.88 gm.

Accession Number

08.359

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of deified Seleukos I to right, wearing a fillet.
Reverse: Athena seated left, with helmet, shield, spear and aegis.
At left, leaf upwards.
At right: inscription in Greek. Monogram in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, June 1908, for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund