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Coin of Athens with bust of Athena

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Obverse: Helmeted bust of Athena right, within olive wreath. Reverse: Miltiades in military dress at left placing a captive Persian before a trophy at right. Inscription in Greek at left and right. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Jonathan H. Kagan Collection; gift of Jonathan H. Kagan to MFA, September 25, 1991

Credit Line

Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 120–190

Mint

Athens, Achaea: Attica

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.59 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1991.597

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins