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Coin of Apameia with bust of Athena

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Obverse: Bust of Athena to right wearing aegis and crested Corinthian helmet. Running griffin on helmet beneath crest. Reverse: Eagle flying right over maeander symbol. Above eagle, star, and each side of maeander, pileus of Dioskouros topped by star. Inscription in Greek above. Inscription...

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By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 133–48 B.C.


Apameia, Phrygia


Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 6.64 gm. Die Axis: 1

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The Ancient World


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