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Coin of Athens with bust of Athena

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Obverse: Bust of Athena right, wearing crested helmet and aegis. Reverse: In center, olive tree entwined by serpent with an owl in the branches. At left Poseidon standing facing tree, strikes with trident. At right Athena with spear and shield. Inscription in Greek in field at left. (see...

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By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 200


Athens, Achaea: Attica


Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 12.33 gm. Die Axis: 9

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The Ancient World


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