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Didrachm (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Athena

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

400/335 BCE

Artist:

Greek

About this artwork

Obverse: Head of Athena to left, with crested helmet
Reverse: Man-headed bull to right

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Didrachm (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Athena

Origin

Hyria

Date

400 BCE–335 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: ΑИΙΔΥ

Dimensions

Diam. 2.2 cm; 7.54 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4919

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