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Coin of Seleukeia-on-the-Kalykadnos with bust of Athena

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Obverse: Bust of Athena to right wearing necklace and crested Corinthian helmet. At left, inscription in Greek. Reverse: Nike advancing left; wreath in right hand. Around and below wreath, inscriptions in Greek. See media screen for Greek inscriptions.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 163); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 2nd–1st century B.C.

Mint

Seleukeia-on-the-Kalykadnos, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 7.27 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.931

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins