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Coin Depicting the Goddess Athena

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

306-281 BCE, issued by Lysimachus of Thrace

Artist:

Greek

About this artwork

On the front of this coin the goddess Athena faces right, wearing a helmet.

On the back a lion is depicted.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Greek

Title

Coin Depicting the Goddess Athena

Origin

Thrace

Date

306 BCE–281 BCE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Reverse: ΔI ME ΛYΣΙΜ

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 4.58 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1205

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