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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:

190-36 BCE

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the goddess Athena wearing a plumed helmet.
On the back, the goddess Nike advances left, presenting a wreath with fluttering ribbons and a pomegranate.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Athena

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

190 BCE–36 BCE

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam. 2.8 cm; 16.09 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.721

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