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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2002.282.2
Title
Coin of Athens with a view of the Akropolis and the theater of Dionysos on the reverse
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
264-267 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Athens (Attica)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Late
Culture
Roman Provincial
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
5.87 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: ΑΘΗΝΑ - ΙΩΝ
Provenance
M&M, Deutschland, Auktion 11, 7-8 Nov. 2002, lot 21
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Kroll, Agora XXVI no.376; Sv. 98, 46
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, David M. Robinson Fund
Accession Year
2002
Object Number
2002.282.2
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Bust of Athena to r., wearing Attic helmet.
Reverse: view of the Akropolis and the theater of Dionysos, seen from south; above center the Parthenon; l. the Chalkoteke? statue of Athena?
Subjects and Contexts

Ancient Coins

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