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Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Athena

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

296/295 BCE

Artist:

Greek

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the head of the goddess Athena with a helmet. The back (reverse) depicts an owl standing to the right and the inscription AOE.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Greek

Title

Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Athena

Origin

Ancient Greece

Date

296 BCE–295 BCE

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam. 2.2 cm; 17.03 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.696

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