Drachm with head of Athena Parthenos
Late Hellenistic Period
Mint: Attica, Athens
Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 4.11 gm. Die axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena Parthenos to right..
Reverse: Within olive wreath, owl, wings closed, standing on amphora lying on its side.
Uncertain letter on amphora. Traces of magistrates’ names at left and right (in Greek).
Greek letters for mint in field. Radiate bust of Helios facing (?).
Α ΘΕ (in field, l. and r.)
From Assos, sarcophagus 16 (Investigations at Assos, p. 298, note 1); 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America