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Accession_Number L.2005.7.14
adlib_title electrotype coin
Shape Coin
Shape_description Round
Material Alloy
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Decoration Obv: Head of Athena Parthenos wearing a triple-crested helmet, within a border of dots. Rev: Owl standing atop amphora on its side, all within olive wreath. Monograms on either side of owl and ear of corn below (series viii).
Inscriptions Rev.: A?E
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Technique/Style Electrotype
Provenance Copy of a silver coin (tetradrachm) from Athens, after 196 BC, now in the British Museum.
Period Modern
Date 20 c. AD
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2006.98.0001.jpg
2006.98.0001.jpg
View of obverse and reverse of coin, showing Athena and owl.
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Location Citizenship
Edited_by Amy Smith
Date_edited 29.10.06
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