Tetradrachm of Athens with head of Athena, struck under Polemon, Alketes, and Aris[...]
157–156 or 124–123 B.C.
Mint: Attica, Athens
Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 16.35 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right, ornamented with Pegasus and four horse protomes.
Reverse: Within olive wreath, owl stands on amphora. At left, tripod.
Inscriptions in Greek above, below, in fields and on amphora.
From a hoard (MFA 65.62-65.99) found in 1960 at Çesme; 1960: purchased from a Greek dealer on behalf of MFA by Cornelius C. Vermeule III; purchased by MFA from Cornelius C. Vermeule III, February 10, 1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour