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Stater (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Athena

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

345/317 BCE

Artist:

Greek, minted in Syracuse, Sicily

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the head of goddess Athena, helmeted, facing right. The back (reverse) depicts Pegasus facing left.

On View

Ancient and Byzantine Art, Gallery 151

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Stater (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Athena

Origin

Syracuse

Date

345 BCE–317 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ "Syracuse"

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 8.65 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4917

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