Ancient Coinage of Mysia, Pergamon, Eumenes I


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BMC 31Kingdom of Pergamon, AR Tetradrachm struck by Eumenes I. 263-241 BC. Laureate & diademed head of Philetairos right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena enthroned left, holding shield with right hand, spear in left arm, left elbow resting on sphinx; ivy leaf above knee, bow to right, A on throne. SNGFr 1609, SNGCop 334. TextImage
BMC 43ffMysia, Kingdom of Pergamon, Eumenes 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; outside left, bee; to right, bow. TextImage
McClean 7672Pergamon. Eumenes I. 263-241 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head of Philetairos right / Athena enthroned left with shield & spear, elbow resting on sphinx; ivy leaf above knee, A on throne, bow outer right. Westermark V.IX/R.2. TextImage
SNG Fr 1606Kingdom of Pergamon, Eumenes I AR Tetradrachm. ca 263-250 BC. Laureate & diademed head of Philetairos right / Athena seated left, left elbow resting on sphinx; ivy leaf above knee, A on throne, bow to outer right. TextImage
SNG Fr 1610Kingdom of Pergamon, Eumenes I AR Tetradrachm. 263-241 BC. ca 255-241 BC. Laureate head of Philetairos right / Athena seated left, left elbow resting on sphinx; ivy leaf to outer left, A above knee, bow in outer right field. TextImage
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Westermark IIIPergamene Kingdom, Eumenes I (263-241 BC) AR Tetradrachm. Early reign. Laureate head of Philetaerus right / Athena enthroned left, resting hand on grounded shield before her, transverse spear in background, ivy leaf under extended arm, bow in outer right field, AQ monogram on throne. TextImage
Westermark III-IVA
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Philetairos, struck by Eumenes I of Mysia, AR tetradrachm, 255-250 BC. 29mm, 16.87 g. Laureate head of Philetairos right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena enthroned left, holding laurel wreath in extended right hand, crowning the king's name, left elbow resting on shield; transverse spear in background, A at outer left, ivy leaf at inner left; bow behind throne. Westermark Group III/IVA hybrid, obv. die V.XXII, rev. die R2 (known for obv. die XXXIII).TextImage
Westermark IVaKingdom of Pergamon, Eumenes I AR Tetradrachm. 263-241 BC. Laureate & diademed head of Philetairos right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena enthroned left, holding wreath in right hand, crowning name of Philetaerus, left elbow resting on shield set on ground below, spear behind; A left, ivy leaf at outer left, bow to right. TextImage
See also: Entry for Eumenes I on the Digital Historia Numorum

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