A copper coin issued by the city of Athens in Attica in the period 117-161 AD. Minted by Athens, Under Roman rule. The Athena Promachos was a colossal bronze statue of Athena by the artist Pheidias, which stood on the Acropolis of Athens.

Obverse Description

Head of Athena wearing crested helmet facing right

Reverse Description

Athena Promachos standing facing with head to left, she holds a spear in her right hand and a shield in her left. Around in Greek, ATHE...ON

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