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Coin of Ilion with head of Athena

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Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena, three-quarters right. Reverse: Athena Ilias stands right, spear on right shoulder, distaff in left hand. At right, monogram. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription and monogram)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period, 1st century B.C.

Mint

Ilion, Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.5 mm. Weight: 1.56 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.1393

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins