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

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Obverse: Head of Philetairos laureate to right. Beaded border. Reverse: Athena seated to left on throne, her right hand on shield standing before her, left elbow on sphinx arm of throne, and left hand holding spear on left shoulder. She wears chiton, himation, aegis and crested Corinthian...

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By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Regling did not list this as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 263–241 B.C.


Pergamon (Kingdom), Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1609.


Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.88 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins