Ancient Coinage of Mysia, Pergamon, Attalos I and II


[Sear 7220]. Attalos or Attalus I Soter, King of Pergamon 241-197 BC.
Coins all bear the image and name of Philatairos, Attalos' great-uncle.
Browse the Attalos I and II page with thumbnail images.
For other "Athena seated" types with the name of Philetairos, see the Eumenes I-II and Philetairos pages.
BMC 35Philetairos, King of Pergamum. AR tetradrachm, struck under Attalos I. 220-197 BC. 31.5 mm, 16.42 g. Laureate head of Philetairos right. / ΦIΛETAIΡOY to left of Athena seated left, holding wreath, crowning the kings name, resting left elbow on shield, transverse spear at her right side; A beneath her arm, ivy leaf in outer left field, bow behind her. BMC 35; SNG von Aulock 1356; SNG Cop 336 Sear type 7220.TextImage
BMC 36Philetairos, King of Pergamum. AR tetradrachm, struck under Attalos I. 241-197 BC. Laureate head of Philetairos right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left, holding wreath, resting left elbow on shield, transverse spear at her right side; A beneath her arm, bunch of grapes in outer left field, bow behind her. BMC 36; Westermark V.LXIV.TextImage
BMC 39Kingdom of Pergamon. Attalos I, 241-197 BC. AR Tetradrachm, 28.5 mm, 17.07 g, struck ca. 241-197 BC. Laureate head of Philetaerus right. / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left on prow, holding wreath on extended right hand, transverse spear in left arm, upright palm branch in outer left field, EYMO monogram in inner left field, bow in right field. Westermark 89-95 (Attalos); BMC 39 (Eumenes); Warren 1031; Pozzi 2255.TextImage
BMC 41Kings Of Pergamon. Attalos I. 241-197 BC. AR Tetradrachm 31.5 mm, 15.98 g. In the name of Philetairos. Pergamon mint. Struck circa 235-210 BC. Laureate head of Philetairos right. / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left, holding wreath, elbow resting on shield to right; spear behind, palm branch in outer left field, ΔI in inner left field, bow to right. BMC 41 (Attalos II); Westermark Group VI.B, dies V.CXXV/R.3.TextImage
BMC 42Mysia, Kingdom of Pergamon, Attalos I AR Tetradrachm. 197-160 BC. Laureate head of Philetaerus right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated to left, her left elbow resting on shield and holding a wreath to crown the king's name with her right hand; cornucopiae in outer left field, EYMO monogram in inner left field, bow to right. BMC 42 (Eumenes II); Westermark 94-105; Pozzi 2256; SNG Cop 339. TextImage
BMC 43Kingdom of Pergamon. Attalos I, 241-197 BC. AR Tetradrachm, 16.86 g, struck ca. 241-197 BC. Laureate head of Philetaerus right. / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left on prow, holding wreath on extended right hand, transverse pear in left arm, bee in outer left field, EYMO monogram in inner left field, bow in right field. BMC 43 ("Eumenes"); Westermark 106; Hunter 10.TextImage
BMC 54Pergamene Kingdom, Attalus I, 281-197 BC, AE11. Helmeted head of Athena right / ΦIΛE-TAIΡOY above and beneath bow. BMC 54.TextImage
SNG Cop 335
Sear 7220
Kingdom of Pergamon, Attalos I AR Tetradrachm. 241-197 BC. Laureate & diademed head of Philetairos right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left, holding wreath, left elbow resting on shield set on ground behind, spear below; ivy leaf in outer left field, A in inner left field, bow in outer right field. SNG France 1613, BMC 35, SNG Cop 335, SNGvA 1356, Westermark 53. TextImage
SNG Cop 335vPergamon. Attalos I AR Tetradrachm. Laureate head right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left, holding wreath, with shield at her side. A above ivy leaf above knee, strung bow to right. TextImage
SNG Fr 1624Pergamene Kingdom, Attalus I (241197 BC) AR Tetradrachm. ca 241235 BC. Laureate head of Philetaerus right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left, holding wreath and resting left elbow on shield propped against throne, transverse spear in background, bee in outer left field, thunderbolt in inner left field, bow in right field. SNG Paris 1624 (same dies). TextImage
SNG vA 7455Kingdom of Pergamon, AE unit, struck under Attalos II, 159-138 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, coiled serpent, head raised right. M in left field. BMC 78-80; Sear Greece 7228; SNG von Aulock 7455; SNG Stockholm 2093.TextImage
Westermark 33-35Kingdom of Pergamon. Attalos I, 241-197 BC. AR Tetradrachm, 17.01 g, struck ca. 241-197 BC. Laureate head of Philetaerus right. / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left on prow, holding wreath on extended right hand, transverse spear in left arm, A in outer left field, ivy leaf in inner left field, bow in right field. Westermark 33-35; Imhoof 13; Warren 1027; de Hirsch, Brussels 1462.TextImage
Westermark VI-APergamene Kingdom, Attalus I AR Tetradrachm. ca 241-235 BC. Laureate head of Philetaerus right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left, holding wreath, shield propped against throne, transverse spear in background, filleted palm in outer left field, EYMO monogram in inner left field, bow in outer right field. TextImage
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Westermark 64
Sear 7221
Pergamene Kingdom, Attalos I (241-197 BC) AR Tetradrachm. Laureate head right, dotted border. ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left, holding wreath, bunch of grapes in outer left field, A above knee, strung bow to right. Westermark Group 64, SNG vA 1358, SNG Cop 336.TextImage
Westermark 75
Sear 7221
Pergamene Kingdom, Attalos I (241-197 BC) AR Tetradrachm. Laureate head right, (no dotted border?). ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left, holding wreath, bunch of grapes in outer left field, A above knee, strung bow to right. Westermark Group 75, Hunter 8.TextImage
Westermark 123Kingdom of Pergamon. Attalos I, 241-197 BC. AR Tetradrachm, 28mm, 16.28 g, struck ca. 241-197 BC. Laureate head of Philetaerus right. / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left on prow, holding wreath on extended right hand, transverse spear beside her, club in outer left field, EYMO monogram in inner left field, bow in right field. Westermark 123; Imhoof Dynast 38.TextImage

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