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.
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For other "Athena seated" types with the name of Philetairos, see the Eumenes I-II and Philetairos pages.
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 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 at outer left, A at inner left, bow to outer right. SNGFr 1613, BMC 35, SNGCop 335, SNGvA 1356, Westermark V.LIII. 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 Cop 336
Sear #7221
Pergamene Kingdom, Attalos I (241-197 BC) AR Tetradrachm. Laureate head right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left, holding wreath, bunch of grapes at outer left, A above knee, strung bow to right. Westermark Group IV B, SNGvA 1358, SNGCop 336. TextImage
SNG Cop 339
Sear #7222
Pergamene Kingdom, Attalus I AR Tetradrachm. Pergamum mint, ca. 241235 BC. Laureate head of Philetaerus right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left, holding wreath and resting elbow on shield propped against throne, transverse spear in background, cornucopia to outer left, EYMO monogram above knee, bow to right. Westermark Group VI A, cf. V.CI-R.3b, SNGCop 339. 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 IVAAttalos I, king of Pergamon, AR tetradrachm, 241-197 BC. 17.04 g. Laureate head of Philetairos right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left on throne, holding wreath and spear, shield decorated with a gorgoneion beside the throne. Ao monogram in outer left field, ivy leaf in inner left field, bow in outer right field. Westermark Gruppe IVA, V XXXIII.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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Sear #7223Pergamene Kingdom, Attalos I, Soter, 241-197 BC, AR Tetradrachm. Laureate head of Philetairos right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left, holding wreath and resting left arm on shield, star to left, Φ below arm, bow behind. TextObv-Rev

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