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Stater of Mallos with seated Athena

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Obverse: Helmeted Athena seated to left holding spear, shield at her left side, olive tree behind. Border of dots. Reverse: Within incuse circle, bearded head of Titan Cronus to right, wearing taenia with palmettes.


By 1975: with Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc., 16661 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 518, Encino, California (auction, March 20-21, 1975, Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, California, lot 194); 1975: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 9, 1975

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 360–340 B.C.


Mallos, Cilicia


Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 10.47 gm. Die Axis: 3

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The Ancient World


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