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.95 no.684.
Die axis: 01.

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 (decorated with a Gorgon head) on ground in left. Around in Greek {[A]THE N AION}.

Edge Description


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