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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.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Greek

Title

Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Athena

Origin

Ancient Greece

Date

296 BCE–295 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: AO[E]

Dimensions

Diam. 2.2 cm; 17.03 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.696

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