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Stater (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Athena

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

400-317 BCE

Artist:

Greek

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the goddess Athena.

On the back, a lion is shown.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Stater (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Athena

Origin

Velia

Date

400 BCE–317 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: P Reverse: Φ ΥΕΛΗΤΩΝ

Dimensions

Diam. 2.3 cm; 7.23 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1181

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