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Coin of Miletopolis with head of Athena

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Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right. Reverse: Owl, with double body, facing. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

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, 2nd–1st century B.C.

Mint

Miletopolis, Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 6.42 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1349

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins