About This Artwork

Greek

Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Philetairos of Pergamon, 241/197 B.C., Issued by Attalus I
Reign of Philetairos of Pergamon, 282–263 B.C.

Silver
Diam. 2.8 cm; 16.39 g
Reverse: ΦΙΛΕΤΑΙΡΟΥ Α

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4910

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

"Power Struggles: Cleopatra's Relatives and Their Rivals," Gallery 155 (Coin Case),
November, 2001 - 2007.

Publication History

Karen B. Alexander. "From Plaster to Stone: Ancient Art at the Art Institute of Chicago." in Recasting the Past: Collecting and Presenting Antiquities at the Art Institute of Chicago, by Karen Manchester, (Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press, 2012). p.29.




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