Stater of Mallos with seated Athena

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 360–340 B.C.


Mint: Cilicia, Mallos

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 10.47 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

1975.293

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted Athena seated to left holding spear, shield at her left side, olive tree behind.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Within incuse circle, bearded head of Titan Cronus to right, wearing taenia with palmettes.

Provenance

By 1975: with Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc., 16661 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 518, Encino, California (auction, March 20-21, 1975, Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, California, lot 194); 1975: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 9, 1975

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour