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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Pergamon with head of Philetairos, struck under Attalos I

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Obverse: Head of Philetairos to right, laureate. Border of dots. Reverse: Athena seated left on throne without back, clad in chiton, himation, aegis. and crested Corinthian helmet, crowning name; elbow on shield standing beside her; spear against her right shoulder. At right: bow; at left: ivy...

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Provenance

Late Collector Collection

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 241–197 B.C.

Mint

Pergamon (Kingdom), Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1611.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 17.07 gm.

Accession Number

35.163

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins