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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.1652
Title
New Style Tetradrachm of Athens
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
185 BCE-38 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Athens (Attica)
Period
Hellenistic period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/171031
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
15.24 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
tetradrachm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: ATHE; XENOCLES ARMOXENOS B PER
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Thompson 1071b (this coin)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Loan from the Trustees of the Arthur Stone Dewing Greek Numismatic Foundation
Object Number
1.1965.1652
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Head of Athena Parthenos r.
Reverse: Owl standing r. on amphora; to r., dolphin and trident; all within olive wreath.

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