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Coin of Pergamon with head of Athena

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Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right. Star on helmet. Reverse: Owl, wings spread, facing, stands on palm-branch. Inscription in Greek in field, above, and below. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

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 Period, 133 B.C. or later

Mint

Pergamon, Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.23 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

64.1353

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins