A copper coin issued by the city of Athens in Attica in the period 117-161 AD
Under Roman rule
Mint: Athens

Reference: BMC Attica p.94 no.688
Die axis: 04

Obverse Description

Bust of Athena wearing crested helmet facing right

Reverse Description

Athena Parthenos standing facing with head left, holds Nike in right hand and rests a spear and shield on ground in left, in front a serpent coiled and erect. Around in Greek {ATHE NAION}.

Edge Description


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